Plumicorn
Plumicorn Plu"mi*corn, n. [L. pluma feather + cornu horn.] (Zo["o]l.) An ear tuft of feathers, as in the horned owls. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumicorn — noun An ear tuft of feathers, as in the horned owls …   Wiktionary

  • plumicorn — plu·mi·corn …   English syllables

  • plumicorn — ˈplüməˌkȯrn noun ( s) Etymology: plumi (from Latin pluma small soft feather) + corn (from Latin cornu horn) more at fleece …   Useful english dictionary

  • ear tuft — noun In birds, a skin projection covered in feathers appearing on the sides of the head, near the ears. Syn: plumicorn …   Wiktionary

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