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synonyms for plumose

  • featherlike
  • feathery
  • fleecy
  • fuzzy
  • light
  • plumate
  • pubescent
  • silky
  • soft
  • velutinous
  • velvety
  • woolly
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How to use plumose in a sentence

The main stem is in long spiral turns, and at intervals has spreading plumose branches.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
At the exterior bases of the pedicels of some of the anterior cirri, there are large tufts of finely plumose, delicate hairs.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
Achenes numerous in a head, bearing the persistent styles as naked, hairy, or plumose tails.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Achenes cylindrical, 10-striate; pappus a single row of very plumose (white) bristles.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Pappus of 15–40 capillary bristles, manifestly plumose or only barbellate.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Achenes narrowly fusiform, 5–10-ribbed, long-beaked; pappus of numerous long-plumose bristles.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Ovary is glabrous with two styles ending in plumose stigmas.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Styles are short, with plumose stigmas and laterally exserted.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
The terminal segments of all the rami, bearing the long plumose spines, are directed backwards.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 1 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
All the spines are of excessive tenuity and sharpness; they are straight, long, and not plumose.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 1 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
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WORDS RELATED TO PLUMOSE

  • featherlike
  • feathery
  • fleecy
  • fuzzy
  • light
  • plumate
  • plumose
  • pubescent
  • silky
  • soft
  • velutinous
  • velvety
  • woolly
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