Pluma

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pluma plū"mȧ (Zoöl) A feather.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pluma In ornithology, a plume or feather of pen-naeeous structure; a contour-feather, as distinguished from a down-feather; a quill-feather or penna: opposed to plumule.
    • n pluma A name in the West Indies of a fish, Calamus calamus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Ut me pluma levat, sic grave mergit onus.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Capitis, gulae, dorsique plumae flavo-virides, in medio fusco-lineatae, hujus lineis latioribus.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
Mollitia lanae, mollitia plumae pariant naturalia eorum, substantiva non pariant ...
"History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
Rio de las Plumas, or Feather River.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
The Pluma Oaxaca (washed) coffee, however, is a fancy bean and good for blending purposes.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
I'll put you on the road to Plumas, and then I want you to make tracks, for we've got no time to waste.
"With Hoops of Steel" by Florence Finch Kelly
Pluma suffered him to kiss her, giving back no answering caress.
"Daisy Brooks" by Laura Jean Libbey
Plumas County: Meadow Valley, 1.
"The Subspecies of the Mountain Chickadee" by Joseph Grinnell
Little Jack Wilder never misses the trick, and Emerson Mead, over at Las Plumas, does it as if he were a machine and couldn't miss.
"The Delafield Affair" by Florence Finch Kelly
No person can imagine the splendor in natural scenery of Plumas county.
"The Comstock Club" by Charles Carroll Goodwin
It is found in the Coast Ranges, from Los Angeles to Napa County at least, and in the Sierras to Plumas County.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
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In news:

It happened Saturday afternoon at Mt Rose and Plumas.
Milky Way, Henry have health lessons for Plumas Lake school.
Students at Cobblestone Elementary School in Plumas Lake received a lesson Wednesday in nutrition and health from a 1,200 pound 6-year-old.
Dust off the tents, ice down the coolers, load up the car and head to eastern Plumas County for a camping trip in the beautiful Plumas National Forest.
GREENVILLE – A federal judge has decided in favor of the US Forest Service in a dispute over fire-damaged timber volumes with Randy Pew, owner of a Plumas County logging company.
If you asked a group of your average Plumas residents what the largest cause of intoxication-related deaths in the county has been this year, excluding suicide, most people would probably guess it was DUI crashes involving alcohol.
The Theater Gallery, 752 Plumas St, Yuba City.
Wheatland ends Las Plumas football team's two-game win streak.
A panel of five judges beer from home brewers in Lassen and Plumas counties.
Boat ramp and other recreation improvements are in store for Antelope and Davis lakes in Plumas County this fall.
Good news for Chips, the baby bobcat rescued by firefighters on the Chips Fire in Plumas County.
A Marysville man died Friday night after the vehicle he was driving overturned into ditch on Feather River Boulevard and Plumas Arboga Road in Yuba County, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Located in Plumas County, we are dedicated to saving the lives of homeless adoptable pets and caring for them until they can be placed in new loving homes.
When Plumas County's district attorney mentioned what he was planning to do, I had a bit of a choking episode.
Smoke rises from the Moonlight fire, which burned in Plumas and Lassen counties for 22 days in September 2007.
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