Racket-tail
Racket-tail Rack"et-tail (r[a^]k"[e^]t-t[=a]l), n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of humming birds of the genus {Steganura}, having two of the tail feathers very long and racket-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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