from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the comparatively large, stiff feathers of a bird's wing or tail that are necessary for flight.
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- n. Any asymmetrical feather of the wing or tail of a bird.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
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