from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Wallace's bird of paradise. See cut under
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A curious paradise bird (
Semioptera Wallacii) which has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
bird of paradise(Semioptera wallacii) which has two long special feathersstanding erecton each wing.
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The first, development of the ramjet, which pushes standard-wing planes up over Mach two.