wing bar
noun Date: 1855 a line of contrasting color across the middle of a bird's wing made by markings on the wing coverts

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  • 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 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

  • wing bar — a line of contrasting color along the coverts of a bird s wing. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

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