I need a word for feather-like. Pinnated doesn't fit, nor fern-like or anything I have thought of. I'd love something to use as in phocine for seal-like.
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One point to note is the latter set of words could be used both for feather-like and feathery, so the usage is inferred from the context. Going by the OED, only plumose stands for feather-like; the rest are for having feathers or feathery.
Similar to pinnated is pennate, used to refer to the feather-like strands of the bicep, for instance.