from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Having the outer feathers much the longest, the others decreasing regularly to the median ones.
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- adjective zoology Having the
outer feathersby far the longest, the others decreasing regularly to the medianones.
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To show that our birds are unique, it is relevant to say that there are only two species of scissors-tailed flycatchers in North America, which have the genus