Definition of Plumulose

1. a. Having hairs branching out laterally, like the parts of a feather.



Definition of Plumulose

1. Adjective. Having hairs branching out laterally, like the parts of a feather. ¹

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Definition of Plumulose

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumulose

plumpnesses
plumps
plumpy
plums
plumula
plumulaceous
plumulae
plumular
plumularia
plumulariae
plumularian
plumularians
plumularias
plumule
plumules
plumulose (current term)
plumy
plunder
plunderable
plunderage
plundered
plunderer
plunderers
plunderfish
plunderfishes
plundering
plunderous
plunders
plunge
plunge bra

Literary usage of Plumulose

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1. Classification of the Collection to Illustrate the Animal Resources of the by George Brown Goode (1876)
"... of the feet decreases posteriorly, while the diameter of the peduncle increases; the margins of the rami densely covered with long, plumulose cilia. ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1906)
"... cylindrical, subequal and, like the long arista, distinctly plumulose. Palpi long, projecting beyond the head when the latter is seen from above; ..."

3. Rhynchophora Or Weevils of North Eastern America by Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng (1916)
"Sides of sterna densely clothed with brownish-gray, plumulose scales. Length 2.4 mm. Illinois. 490 ( ). ..."

4. Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis by Academy of Science of St. Louis (1886)
"A plant like corneous coral, with numerous bifurcating branches ; structure fibrous or plumulose." " The texture of this coral is similar to the Graptolites ..."

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