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pennaceous

[puh-ney-shuh s] /pəˈneɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
having the texture of a penna; not downy.
Origin of pennaceous
1855-1860
1855-60; < New Latin pennāceus. See penna, -aceous
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  • Vane: the smooth feather surface formed by the interlocked pennaceous barbs.

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