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scissors-tailed

Definitions

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  • adj. Having the outer feathers by far the longest, the others decreasing regularly to the median ones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the outer feathers much the longest, the others decreasing regularly to the median ones.

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Examples

  • To show that our birds are unique, it is relevant to say that there are only two species of scissors-tailed flycatchers in North America, which have the genus

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