Definition of “plume” - English Dictionary

“plume” in British English

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uk /pluːm/ us /pluːm/
adjective [ before noun ] uk /pluːmd/ us /pluːmd/

The dancers wore plumed headdresses (= with a decoration that looked like several large feathers tied together).

(Definition of “plume” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“plume” in American English

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plumenoun [ C ]

us /plum/

a long, large feather:

She wore a hat with a tall white plume.

A plume of something like smoke, steam, or dust is a long mass of it that rises up into the sky:

A black plume of smoke rose from the ship.

(Definition of “plume” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)