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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The scaly covering of the foot of a bird or reptile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The scaly covering of the foot of a bird or reptile.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, the covering of the foot, in so far as it is hare of feathers; the tarsal envelop and the sheaths of the toes.
  • n. In entomology, a leg-case, or that part of the integument of a pupa covering a leg.

Etymologies

New Latin, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)

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