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See definition of plumule on Dictionary.com
  • as incontour feather
  • as infeather

synonyms for plumule

  • body feather
  • down feather
  • penna
  • plume feather
  • fringe
  • plume
  • calamus
  • crest
  • down
  • fin
  • fluff
  • pinion
  • pinna
  • pompon
  • quill
  • shaft
  • spike
  • wing
  • penna
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How to use plumule in a sentence

The plumule consists of successive layers of rudimentary leaves, the outer enclosing the rest (Fig. 10, 1, c).
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
The terminal growing bud of the axis is called the plumule or gemmule (g), and represents the ascending axis.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Within the cotyledons the primordial leaves are seen, constituting the plumule or first bud of the plant.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Radicle hardly any; cotyledons thick and fleshy, enclosing a well-developed plumule.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Embryo thick and fleshy, "with a large concealed cavity at the summit, the plumule curved in a groove on the outside."
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Embryo ovoid, with a short and pointed plumule from the upper end, by the side of the short cotyledon.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Same opened out, to show the thick cotyledons and the little plumule or bud between them.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Beginning germination of the Beech, showing the plumule growing before the cotyledons have opened or the root has scarcely formed.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
The same, a little later, with the plumule-leaves developing, and elevated on a long internode.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Seedling of same, showing the freshly expanded six cotyledons in a whorl, and the plumule just appearing.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLUMULE

  • body feather
  • down feather
  • penna
  • plume feather
  • plumule
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