bird's-wing

bird's-wing
энт.
птицекрылка, орнитоптера (Ornithoptera)
* * *
орнитоптера
птицекрылка

English-russian biological dictionary. 2013.

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  • wing — /wing/, n. 1. either of the two forelimbs of most birds and of bats, corresponding to the human arms, that are specialized for flight. 2. either of two corresponding parts in flightless birds, which may be rudimentary, as in certain ratite birds …   Universalium

  • wing covert — n. any of the small covering feathers on a bird s wing * * * …   Universalium

  • wing bar — wing′ bar n. orn a line of contrasting color along the coverts of a bird s wing • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • wing bow — [bō] n. the color at the bend of a bird s wing formed by distinctive coloration of the lesser coverts …   English World dictionary

  • wing covert — n. any of the small covering feathers on a bird s wing …   English World dictionary

  • bird — birdless, adj. /berrd/, n. 1. any warm blooded vertebrate of the class Aves, having a body covered with feathers, forelimbs modified into wings, scaly legs, a beak, and no teeth, and bearing young in a hard shelled egg. 2. a fowl or game bird. 3 …   Universalium

  • Bird — /berrd/, n. Larry, born 1956, U.S. basketball player. * * * I Any of the warm blooded, beaked vertebrates of the class Aves, including more than 9,600 living species. A covering of feathers distinguishes birds from all other animals. Birds have a …   Universalium

  • wing — noun 1 of a bird/insect ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ front ▪ The beetle s front wings are small and are not used in flight. ▪ back, hind …   Collocations dictionary

  • wing — n. & v. n. 1 each of the limbs or organs by which a bird, bat, or insect is able to fly. 2 a rigid horizontal winglike structure forming a supporting part of an aircraft. 3 part of a building etc. which projects or is extended in a certain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wing bow — noun : the lesser coverts of the shoulder or bend of a bird s wing when distinctively colored used especially of poultry; see goose illustration * * * /boh/, (of poultry) the distinctively colored feathers on the shoulder or bend of the wing of a …   Useful english dictionary

  • wing bar — noun 1. : a line of contrasting color across the middle of a bird s wing made by markings on the wing coverts see cock illustration 2. : a sandbar which partially crosses the entrance to a bay or mouth of a river * * * a line of contrasting color …   Useful english dictionary


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