Origin of plumbeous
Examples from the Web for plumbeous
As a kitten of the Muses and meer frog of Helicon he croaked cataracts of plumbeous cerebrosity.Oxford and its Story|Cecil Headlam
Wings and tail slate-black edged chiefly with bluish plumbeous gray, the coverts and tertiaries with olive-green.
Immature: Like adults, except that the plumbeous band of breast is heavily mixed with rusty (suggesting chestnut of female).The Birds of Washington (Volume 1 of 2)|William Leon Dawson
The third common bird of Himalayan streams is the plumbeous redstart or water-robin (Rhyacornis fuliginosus).Birds of the Indian Hills|Douglas Dewar