plumelike

plumelike
Resembling a plume or some aspect of one.

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  • plumelike — adj. resembling a feather …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plumelike — adjective resembling a plume the dog s plumy tail • Syn: ↑plumy • Similar to: ↑feathered * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a plume usually in form or texture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alaskan malamute — one of an Alaskan breed of large dogs having a dense, coarse coat, raised originally by Alaskan Eskimos for drawing sleds. [1935 40] * * * Sled dog developed by the Malemiut, an Eskimo group. It is a strongly built dog with a broad head, erect… …   Universalium

  • silk tree — noun attractive domed or flat topped Asiatic tree having bipinnate leaves and flowers with long silky stamens • Syn: ↑Albizia julibrissin, ↑Albizzia julibrissin • Hypernyms: ↑albizzia, ↑albizia * * * noun : an Asiatic tree ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • American laurel — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ardea candidissima — Plume Plume, n. [F., fr. L. pluma. Cf. {Fly}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. A feather; esp., a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. [1913 Webster] Wings . . . of many a colored plume. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arnica montana — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Atherosperma moschata — Plume Plume, n. [F., fr. L. pluma. Cf. {Fly}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. A feather; esp., a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. [1913 Webster] Wings . . . of many a colored plume. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bauhinia variegata — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blowing adder — Puff Puff, n. [Akin to G. & Sw. puff a blow, Dan. puf, D. pof; of imitative origin. Cf. {Buffet}.] 1. A sudden and single emission of breath from the mouth; hence, any sudden or short blast of wind; a slight gust; a whiff. To every puff of wind a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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