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Topic: CLOTHES AND FASHION

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin pluma '(small soft) feather'

plume

1 noun
     
plume1 [countable]
1 a cloud of smoke, dust etc which rises up into the air
plume of smoke/dust/gas/spray etc
A black plume of smoke rose above the city.
2DC a large feather or bunch of feathers, especially one that is used as a decoration on a hat
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