Axillars
Axillaries Ax"il*la*ries ([a^]ks"[i^]l*l[asl]*r[i^]z), Axillars Ax"il*lars ([a^]ks"[i^]l*l[~e]rz), n. pl. (Zo["o]l.) Feathers connecting the under surface of the wing and the body, and concealed by the closed wing. [1913 Webster]

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  • axillars — n. feather on the underside of a bird s wing (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Axillaries — Ax il*la*ries ([a^]ks [i^]l*l[asl]*r[i^]z), Axillars Ax il*lars ([a^]ks [i^]l*l[ e]rz), n. pl. (Zo[ o]l.) Feathers connecting the under surface of the wing and the body, and concealed by the closed wing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prairie Falcon — Taxobox name = Prairie Falcon image width = 250px image caption = Adult bird showing underwing pattern. Photograph by Nick Anich. status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia …   Wikipedia

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