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  • adj. Characterized by short wings covered with feathers resembling scales, as in the penguins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Characterized by short wings covered with feathers resembling scales, as the penguins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Featherless or wingless; specifically, characterized by short wings covered with feathers resembling scales, as the penguins.
  • n. A bird, as the penguin, with short wings covered with scales.

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