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plūmĕus , a, um, adj. id..
I. Lit., downy, covered or filled with down, down- (class.): “culcita plumea,Cic. Tusc. 3, 19, 46: “aures,Plin. 10, 23, 33, § 68.—
II. Transf.
A. Downy, like down, i. e. light, soft, delicate (poet. and post-class.): “plumea pondera,Mart. 4, 19, 7: “nives,Arn. 2, 84: “plumea et lactea cutis,App. M. 3, p. 135, 26.—
B. Embroidered: “indumenta,Prud. Ham. 295.
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