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feather

noun [C]     /ˈfeð.ər/ US  //
B2 one of the many soft, light things that cover a bird's body, consisting of a long, thin, central part with material like hairs along each side: peacock/ostrich feathers feather pillows (= those containing feathers) The bird ruffled its feathers.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals
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