- vt. 用羽毛装饰
- n. 羽毛
- vi. 骚首弄姿
- n. (Plume)人名；(法)普吕姆；(西)普卢梅；(英)普卢姆
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2. plumage => plume.
3. 同源词：plume, plumage, fleece.
- plume:  Latin plūma originally denoted ‘down, feathers’ (it is probably related to English fleece). Eventually, though, it came to signify a ‘single feather’, and evolved in this sense to Italian piuma, Spanish pluma, and French plume – source of English plume. The derivative plumage  originated in Old French.
=> fleece, plumage
- plume (n.)
- late 14c., "a feather" (especially a large and conspicuous one), from Old French plume "soft feather, down; feather bed," and directly from Latin pluma "a feather, down; the first beard," from PIE root *pleus- "to pluck; a feather, fleece" (source of Old English fleos "fleece"). Meaning "a long streamer of smoke, etc." is first attested 1878.
- plume (v.)
- late 14c., "to pluck, strip," from plume (n.). From mid-15c. as "to adorn with plumes." Meaning "to dress the feathers" is from 1702. Related: Plumed; pluming.
- 1. She writes under the nom de plume of Alison Cooper.
- 2. The rising plume of black smoke could be seen all over Kabul.
- 3. a plume of smoke
- 4. A plume of smoke rose from the chimney.
- 5. The inferno spewed a deadly plume of radioactive isotopes into the atmosphere.
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