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Noun Concept
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plumage  feather  plume  feathers  barbule
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The light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds WordNet 3.0
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The light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Feathers are epidermal growths that form a distinctive outer covering, or plumage, on dinosaurs, both avian and some non-avian and possibly other archosauromorphs. Wikipedia
Plumage is a layer of feathers that cover a bird and the pattern, colour, and arrangement of those feathers. Wikipedia
The layer of feathers that cover a bird Wikipedia Disambiguation
Body-covering structure of birds Wikidata
A branching, hair-like structure that grows on the skin of birds and protects them against coldness and water and allows their wings to create lift. OmegaWiki
The light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds. OmegaWiki
Any of the secondary barbs that form a fringe of small projections on a feather. OmegaWiki
One of the two shims of the three-piece stone-splitting tool known as plug and feather or plug and feathers; the feathers are placed in a borehole and then a wedge is driven between them, causing the stone to split. Wiktionary
Layer or collection of feathers covering a bird’s body; feathers used ornamentally. Wiktionary
Collection of feathers covering a bird’s body. Wiktionary (translation)