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English definition of “plumule”


noun [C] uk   /ˈpluː.mjuːl/ specialized us  

plumule noun [C] (PLANT)

the first shoot that grows from the seed of a plantParts of plants

plumule noun [C] (BIRD)

one of the small, soft feathers of a young birdThe skin, hair and bone of non-human animals
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