Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having rounded wings, as an insect or a bird: as, the round-winged muslin, a British moth, Nudaria senex; the round-winged white-wave, another moth, Cabera exanthemaria; the round-winged hawks, as of the genera Astur and Accipiter.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The latter, part of the planetary defense network, were narrow, round-winged craft armed with mis'siles and energy weapons.

    Nor Crystal Tears

  • "Gulábi-chasm" or yellow-eyed (like the goshawk) round-winged and ignoble.

    Arabian nights. English


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.