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downyadjective

uk   us   /ˈdaʊ.ni/
filled with feathers: a downy nest covered with soft thin hair: a tiny baby's downy head
Translations of “downy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有羽毛覆蓋的, 填滿羽毛的, 長有絨毛的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有羽毛覆盖的, 填满羽毛的, 长有绒毛的…
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