wing-footed
adjective Date: 1591 1. having winged feet 2. swift

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  • Wing-footed — Wing foot ed, a. 1. Having wings attached to the feet; as, wing footed Mercury; hence, swift; moving with rapidity; fleet. Drayton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having part or all of the feet adapted for flying. (b) Having the anterior lobes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wing-footed — [wiŋ′foot΄id] adj. having or as if having winged feet; swift …   English World dictionary

  • wing-footed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having winged feet : swift, fleet wing footed messenger 2. : having the anterior lobes of the foot so modified as to form a pair of winglike swimming organs used of the pteropod mollusks * * * /wing foot id/, adj. 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • wing-footed — /wing foot id/, adj. 1. having winged feet. 2. swift. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • wing-footed — wing′ foot ed adj. 1) having winged feet 2) swift • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • wing-footed — /ˈwɪŋ fʊtəd/ (say wing footuhd) adjective Archaic having winged feet; rapid; swift …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pale-footed Swallow — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Ki …   Wikipedia

  • Small Fan-footed Wave — Taxobox name = Small Fan footed Wave image size = 200 regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Geometridae subfamilia = Sterrhinae genus = Idaea species = I. biselata binomial = Idaea biselata binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Pink-footed Goose — Taxobox name = Pink footed Goose status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Anser species = A. brachyrhynchus binomial = Anser… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Saw-wing — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1 …   Wikipedia

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