Remex
Remiges Rem"i*ges (r?m"?*j?z), n. pl.; sing. {Remex}. (r?"m?ks). [L. remex, -igis, an oarsman.] (Zo["o]l.) The quill feathers of the wings of a bird. [1913 Webster]

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  • remex — remigial /ri mij ee euhl/, adj. /ree meks/, n., pl. remiges /rem i jeez /. Ornith. one of the flight feathers of the wing. [1665 75; < L remex oarsman, equiv. to rem(us) oar + eg comb. form of agere to drive, do (see ACT) + s nom. sing. ending] * …   Universalium

  • remex — re•mex [[t]ˈri mɛks[/t]] n. pl. rem•i•ges [[t]ˈrɛm ɪˌdʒiz[/t]] orn one of the flight feathers of a bird s wing • Etymology: 1665–75; < L rēmex oarsman =rēm(us) oar + eg comb. form of agere to drive, do (see act) + s nom. sing. ending… …   From formal English to slang

  • Remex — plasnojamoji plunksna statusas T sritis kūno danga atitikmenys: lot. Remex ryšiai: platesnis terminas – skraidomoji plunksna …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • remex — noun a) a quill b) the flight feather of a bird …   Wiktionary

  • remex — re·mex …   English syllables

  • remex — /ˈrimɛks/ (say reemeks) noun (plural remiges /ˈrɛmədʒiz/ (say remuhjeez)) → flight feather. {Latin: literally, oarsman (plural rēmigēs), from rēmus oar} –remigial /rəˈmɪdʒiəl/ (say ruh mijeeuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • remex — n. (pl. remiges) a primary or secondary feather in a bird s wing. Etymology: L, = rower, f. remus oar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Remex carpalis — plasnojamoji riešo plunksna statusas T sritis kūno danga atitikmenys: lot. Remex carpalis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – plasnojamosios plunksnos …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • rémige — [ remiʒ ] n. f. • 1823; adj. plumes rémiges 1789; lat. remex, remigis « rameur » ♦ Zool. Grande plume rigide de l aile des oiseaux. ⇒ penne. ● rémige nom féminin (latin remigium, de remex, igis, rameur) Grande plume rigide de l aile d un oiseau.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Remiges — Rem i*ges (r?m ?*j?z), n. pl.; sing. {Remex}. (r? m?ks). [L. remex, igis, an oarsman.] (Zo[ o]l.) The quill feathers of the wings of a bird. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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