Plumular Plu"mu*lar, a. (Bot.) Relating to a plumule. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumular — adjective Relating to a plumule …   Wiktionary

  • plumular — plu·mu·lar …   English syllables

  • plumular — ˈplümyələ(r) adjective : of or relating to a plumule …   Useful english dictionary

  • plumule — plumular /ploohm yeuh leuhr/, adj. /ploohm yoohl/, n. 1. Bot. the bud of the ascending axis of a plant while still in the embryo. 2. Ornith. a down feather. [1720 30; < NL, L plumula. See PLUME, ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • plumule — n. 1 the rudimentary shoot or stem of an embryo plant. 2 a down feather on a young bird. Derivatives: plumulaceous adj. (in sense 2). plumular adj. (in sense 1). Etymology: F plumule or L plumula, dimin. (as PLUME) …   Useful english dictionary

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