Synonyms of 'plume'
A bird's crest is a group of upright feathers on the top of its head.
Both birds had a dark blue crest.
A bird's feathers are the soft covering on its body. Each feather consists of a lot of smooth hairs on each side of a thin stiff centre.
a purple hat with a green feather
Thesaurus for plume from the Collins English Thesaurus
A plume of smoke , dust , fire , or water is a large quantity of it that rises into the air in a column.