pennaceous

[puh-ney-shuhs]
adjective
having the texture of a penna; not downy.

Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin pennāceus. See penna, -aceous

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penna (ˈpɛnə)
 
n , pl -nae
ornithol any large feather that has a vane and forms part of the main plumage of a bird
 
[Latin: feather]
 
pennaceous
 
adj

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Vane: the smooth feather surface formed by the interlocked pennaceous barbs.
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