Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In ornithology, having naked nostrils: having the nostrils un-feathered: an epithet of sundry birds, especially of certain jays and auks, which are distinguished by this circumstance in their respective families, in which the nostrils are usually feathered.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) Having unfeathered nostrils, as certain birds.
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