underwing

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1un·der·wing

noun \ˈən-dər-ˌwiŋ\

Definition of UNDERWING

1
:  one of the posterior wings of an insect
2
:  any of various noctuid moths (especially genus Catocala) that have the hind wings banded with contrasting colors (as red and black) —called also underwing moth
3
:  the underside of a bird's wing

First Known Use of UNDERWING

1535

2underwing

adjective

Definition of UNDERWING

:  placed or growing underneath the wing <underwing rockets>

First Known Use of UNDERWING

1896

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