Standard-wing Stand"ard-wing` (st[a^]nd"[~e]rd-w[i^]ng`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A curious paradise bird ({Semioptera Wallacii}) which has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing. [1913 Webster]

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