from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having comparatively or relatively short wings: specifically noting certain hawks used in falconry, as the goshawk, Astur palumbarius, in comparison with the true falcons, as the peregrine or gerfalcon.
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- adj. (especially of certain insects) having very short or rudimentary wings
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