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plumage (n.)

late 14c., "the feathery covering of birds; feathers collectively," from Old French plumage "plumage, appearance" (14c.), from plume (see plume (n.)). Related: Plumaged.

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Definitions of plumage from WordNet

plumage (n.)
the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds;
Synonyms: feather / plume
From wordnet.princeton.edu