plumelet

[ ploom-lit ]
/ ˈplum lɪt /
|

noun

a small plume.

Origin of plumelet

First recorded in 1810–20; plume + -let
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for plumelet

  • It is not only odd, but very beautiful, for the grass grows thinly, and every plumelet is visible.