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- adj. short-winged; having short wings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Short-winged; -- applied to birds which can not fly, owing to their short wings, as the ostrich, cassowary, and emu.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having short wings; brachypterous; specifically, of or pertaining to the Brevipennatæ or Brevipennes.
- n. A bird having short wings.
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