Definition of Plumulae
1. plumula [n] - See also: plumula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumulae
Literary usage of Plumulae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The plumage in nestling birds is still I'm her complicated by to* fact that it may be almost, or entirely, composed of pre-plumulae; that is to say, ..."
2. The Dublin Journal of Medical and Chemical Science (1833)
"That under the coloured rays of the highest illuminating power, the radicles are developed least and most slowly: whilst on the contrary the plumulae grow ..."
3. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"... like the plumulae, about the edges of patches of the former, or in parcels by themselves, but are always covered over by contour-feathers. ..."