[ ploom-lit ]

  1. a small plume.

Origin of plumelet

First recorded in 1810–20; plume + -let

Words Nearby plumelet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use plumelet in a sentence

  • There are no combs or pins of gold, but in their place a scarlet plumelet of feathers—from the wings of the red cardinal.

    The Wild Huntress | Mayne Reid
  • It is not only odd, but very beautiful, for the grass grows thinly, and every plumelet is visible.

    The Crest of the Continent | Ernest Ingersoll