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plumose

plu·mose

plumose

 
pronunciation:
plu mos
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having feathers or plumes; feathered.
definition 2: resembling a feather or plume; feathery.
derivation: plumosely (adv.)
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The word plumose contains the following part:
-ose1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means having many or much of; tending toward
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Adjectives ending in -ose1 were borrowed as whole words from Latin, where the suffix was -osus. The suffix -ose1 is therefore always attached to a bound Latin root. Most adjectives ending in -ose1 have a corresponding noun form ending in -ity (verbose : verbosity). See -osity.