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plover a bird with a rounded body, a short tail, and a short bill. Plovers run along the sea shore in short starts and stops, looking for food. The killdeer is one of the many different kinds of plovers.
plow a heavy farm tool that has a wide blade and is pulled by a tractor or strong animal. Plows are used for turning over and cutting through soil. [5 definitions]
pluck to grab with the fingers and pull off; pick. [6 definitions]
plug an object made of cork, rubber, or other material used to block an opening. [4 definitions]
plug in to connect an electronic device to a power source.
plum a type of fruit that has smooth red, purple, green, or yellow skin. It has sweet, juicy flesh and a small, smooth pit.
plumage the feathers of a bird.
plumb a small weight tied to a line. A plumb is used to measure the depth of water or to test if something is straight up and down. [5 definitions]
plumber a person who fits and works on water pipes in buildings.
plumbing the system of pipes in a building that brings water in and removes water and waste. [2 definitions]
plume a large, fluffy, colorful feather.
plump1 full and round in shape; chubby. [2 definitions]
plunder to steal from by force. [2 definitions]
plunge to thrust into something soft or liquid. [4 definitions]
plural having to do with or naming the form of a word that signals more than one. [2 definitions]
plus added to; made greater by adding. [5 definitions]
plush a type of cloth having long, soft, thick fibers. [3 definitions]
Pluto the god of wealth and of the underworld in Greek mythology. [2 definitions]
plutonium a radioactive chemical element. Plutonium is used to produce nuclear energy. (symbol: Pu)
plywood a strong board made from thin layers of wood pressed and glued together.
p.m. the time between noon and midnight. P.M. is the abbreviation for post meridiem, meaning "after noon" in Latin. [2 definitions]