plumeus etymology

Latin word plumeus comes from Latin pluma, Latin -eus

Detailed word origin of plumeus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pluma Latin (lat) (by extension) metal scale of armor. Beard-down. Feather, plume.
-eus Latin (lat) (with materials) Used to form adjectives from nouns, to indicate the source of an attribute. In adopted Greek words, surviving thus or as -īvus.
plumeus Latin (lat) (figuratively) embroidered. (figuratively) soft, light, delicate. Downy, covered with down.

Words with the same origin as plumeus

Descendants of pluma
plumifer plumiger plumo plumosus plumula