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plume

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
plume

Plural
plumes

Some plumes
Plumes from an ostrich worn as decoration
  1. A large feather of a bird.
  2. Feathers worn as decoration.
  3. Molten material from the Earth's mantle coming upward.
  4. A spray of water or mist.
    A plume of water shot up from the broken fire hydrant

Verb[change]

Plain form
plume

Third-person singular
plumes

Past tense
plumed

Past participle
plumed

Present participle
pluming

  1. Decorate with plumes.
    She wore a plumed hat to the Founders Day Ball.

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