Filoplume Fil"o*plume, n. [L. filum a thread ? pluma a soft feather.] (Zo["o]l.) A hairlike feather; a father with a slender scape and without a web in most or all of its length. [1913 Webster]

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  • filoplume — /fil euh ploohm , fuy leuh /, n. Ornith. a specialized, hairlike feather having a slender shaft with few or no barbs. [1880 85; < NL filopluma, equiv. to L fil(um) a thread + o O + pluma PLUME] * * * …   Universalium

  • filoplume — filo·plume …   English syllables

  • filoplume — /ˈfɪləplum/ (say filuhploohm), /ˈfaɪlə / (say fuyluh ) noun a feather with a shaft but few or no barbs. {New Latin fīloplūma} …   Australian English dictionary

  • filoplume — ˈfiləˌplüm, ˈfīl noun Etymology: Latin filum thread + English o + plume more at file : a hairlike feather; specifically : a feather with a slender scape and with but few barbs …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Filoplumaceous — Fil o*plu*ma ceous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the structure of a filoplume. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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