Plumosity Plu*mos"i*ty, n. The quality or state of being plumose. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumosity — See plumosely. * * * …   Universalium

  • plumosity — noun The quality or state of being plumose …   Wiktionary

  • plumosity — plu·mos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • plumosity — noun see plumose …   Useful english dictionary

  • plumose — plumosely, adv. plumosity /plooh mos i tee/, plumoseness, n. /plooh mohs/, adj. 1. having feathers or plumes; feathered. 2. feathery or plumelike. [1720 30; < L plumosus. See PLUME, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • roughness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of not being smooth or even Nouns 1. roughness, unevenness, ruggedness, asperity, rugosity, corrugation, nodosity, nodulation, hairiness, arborescence, tooth, grain, texture, ripple. 2. (hairlike …   English dictionary for students

  • Roughness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Roughness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 roughness roughness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 tooth tooth grain texture ripple Sgm: N 1 asperity asperity rugosity salebrosity| corrugation …   English dictionary for students

  • plumage — n feathers, feathering, plumosity, down, Ornithol. mantle, (of a hawk) mail; panache, hackle, tuft, crest, tussock, topknot …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • plumose — /ˈplumoʊs/ (say ploohmohs) adjective 1. having feathers or plumes; feathered. 2. feathery or plume like. {Latin plūmōsus} –plumosity /pluˈmɒsəti/ (say plooh mosuhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • plumose — [plo͞o′mōs΄] adj. [L plumosus < pluma, feather: see PLUME] 1. having feathers; feathered 2. like a feather plumosely adv. plumosity [plo͞o mäs′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

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