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- n. A bird of paradise (Semioptera wallacii) which has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A curious paradise bird (Semioptera Wallacii) which has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wallace's bird of paradise. See cut under Semioptera.
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The first, development of the ramjet, which pushes standard-wing planes up over Mach two.