from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as spattle.
- n. In zoology, a spatulate formation or spatuliform part; specifically, in ornithology, the racket at the end of the tail-feathers, as of the motmots or sawbills and certain parrakeets and humming-birds. See cuts under Momotus, Prioniturus, and Spathura.
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