Traducción de plume en Español:

plume

pluma, n.

Pronunciación /plum/ /pluːm/

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nombre

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    pluma femenino
    (cluster of feathers) penacho masculino
    a plume of smoke una columna de humo
    • Ornamental bird plumes, by weight, were more valuable than gold.
    • The highly modified courtship plumes found in many species of birds of paradise are only one extreme of the diversity of courtship plumes found in birds.
    • Bird plumes, which were used to adorn women's hats and other items in the fashion industry, were worth more than gold.
    • Endless display takes place on old nest platforms and consists of elaborate neck movements with crest and neck plumes erect and accompanied by bill-snapping and a variety of blood-curdling calls.
    • Crests and plumes on the head and neck are present during breeding.
    • They signify social status (such as warrior, married person, or elder) by items of adornment such as feather plumes and large coiled, copper necklaces and armlets.
    • Callipepla californica are new world quail, birds that have chunky, rounded bodies and crests or head plumes.
    • Courtship includes many displays - vocalizing, bowing, bill tapping, and stretching to show off nuptial plumes.
    • Great plumes of fur and feather that were black as the deepest caverns framed his face and trailed down his back, waving wildly in the lightest breeze.
    • Finally we were outside and he was walking beside me in his favourite cloak that made him look like a captain, something he had always wanted to be and his wide brimmed hat with the feather plume.
    • The chair back is the embodiment of elegance, suggesting an open plume of feathers supported by lyrical S-shaped side rails.
    • There was one other man there, dressed in fine clothes and wearing a maroon hat with an extravagant plume of feathers on the side.
    • Her head was crowned by a winged helmet with a plume of brightly colored feathers on top.
    • Although fairly common now, the great egret came perilously close to extinction at the hands of the hat trade at the beginning of the twentieth century; egret plumes were deemed a fashion accessory.
    • In the world of high fashion, ladies donned hats adorned with heron and egret plumes, and many even wore elaborate millinery creations containing entire bird bodies.
    • Great Egrets were nearly wiped out in the United States in the late 1800s when their plumes were fashionable on women's hats.
    • Juveniles have a dark crown with no plumes or ruff, and a mottled neck.
    • The female has a tan head with a small feather plume.
    • Unlike static ornaments, head plumes are highly modifiable and likely signal immediate information regarding a male's intent, similar to a coverable badge.
    • At the end of her tail there was a plume of red feathers.

verbo reflexivo pronominal

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    (bird) limpiarse las plumas
    to plume oneself on sth vanagloriarse de algo
    to plume oneself upon sth vanagloriarse de algo
    • They made endless shrill distinctions and plumed themselves on their beauty and education and sensitivity.
    • All men plume themselves on the improvement of society, and no man improves.
    • ‘I could not but highly plume myself on my masterly management in getting rid of Bartleby.’
    • During the past hundred years, the Western world has been pluming itself on the greatness of its achievements.