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plumelet

[ ploom-lit ]
/ ˈplum lɪt /
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noun

a small plume.

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Origin of plumelet

First recorded in 1810–20; plume + -let
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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.

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

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