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synonyms for feather

  • fringe
  • plume
  • calamus
  • crest
  • down
  • fin
  • fluff
  • pinion
  • pinna
  • plumule
  • pompon
  • quill
  • shaft
  • spike
  • wing
  • penna
See also synonyms for: feathers
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You can build your archery equipment with a sharp fixed-blade knife, some paracord, a flexible sapling, a few tree shoots for arrows, and a few feathers.
THIS ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL TOOL CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE 10 DIFFERENT WAYSBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFESEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Perched and upright, the birds pointed their bills upwards, fluffed their feathers and stopped moving.
THIS HUMMINGBIRD SURVIVES COLD NIGHTS BY NEARLY FREEZING ITSELF SOLIDJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Their feathers or scales have multiple layers of intricate micro- or nanostructures to absorb light.
SUPERBLACK FISH CAN DISAPPEAR IN THE DEEP SEA’S DARKNESSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAUGUST 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The fossil find further suggests that Microraptor, which lived 120 million years ago, may have shed only a few feathers at a time — just like modern songbirds, researchers report July 16 in Current Biology.
THIS DINOSAUR MAY HAVE SHED ITS FEATHERS LIKE MODERN SONGBIRDSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In a never-before-seen particle, four quarks of a feather flock together.
THIS IS THE FIRST KNOWN PARTICLE WITH FOUR OF THE SAME KIND OF QUARKMARIA TEMMINGJULY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Green leaves spring from the trees, flowers come in every color of the rainbow, and birds sport fashionably colorful feathers.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT COLORSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They may think they are like a fingernail, a bird feather or a human hair, says Nanfang Yu.
HERE’S HOW BUTTERFLY WINGS KEEP COOL IN THE SUNERIN GARCIA DE JESUSMARCH 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Clean your tube regularly, and your amber mouthpiece with a feather dipped in spirits of lavender.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Edna was sitting on the tabouret, idly brushing the tips of a feather duster along the carpet when he came in again.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Around her throat was a white feather boa, while her features were half concealed by the veil she wore.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
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WORDS RELATED TO FEATHER

  • brand
  • character
  • extraction
  • family
  • feather
  • genus
  • ilk
  • likes
  • line
  • lineage
  • lot
  • nature
  • number
  • pedigree
  • progeny
  • race
  • sort
  • species
  • stamp
  • stock
  • strain
  • stripe
  • type
  • variety
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