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barbicel on feathers, a minute hairlike projection from one barbule, which attaches to others of its kind, maintaining the integrity of the feather as a single surface.
barbule a small projection from the barb of a feather.
calamus the hollow shaft of a feather; quill. [1/3 definitions]
feather something resembling a bird's plumage, such as the silky hair on the rear side of some dogs' legs or the vane of an arrow, or something shaped like a feather. [1/12 definitions]
featheredge a tapering or thinning edge, resembling the edge of a feather, as of a wedge-shaped board.
featherless combined form of feather.
herl a feather barb or barbs, used esp. in artificial fishing flies. [1/2 definitions]
Icarus in Greek mythology, the son of Daedalus who, in trying to escape with his father from Crete, flew too high with wax-and-feather wings, and fell to his death when the sun melted them.
ocellus a marking resembling an eye, as on a peacock feather. [1/2 definitions]
pinfeather an undeveloped feather just emerging through the skin of a bird, and often still encased in a horny sheath.
pinna in biology, a feather, wing, fin, or flipper. [1/3 definitions]
pinnate like a feather in appearance or structure. [1/2 definitions]
plume a feather, esp. a large, colorful, or fluffy one. [2/6 definitions]
plumose resembling a feather or plume; feathery. [1/2 definitions]
plumule a soft down feather, found on young birds and some adults. [1/2 definitions]
ptero- feather; wing.
quill a bird's feather, esp. a long wing or tail feather. [2/6 definitions]
rachis the shaft of a feather. [1/3 definitions]
scapular a bird's shoulder feather. [1/5 definitions]
topknot a feather crest or tuft on a bird's head. [1/3 definitions]