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stinger


stinger

noun sting·er \ˈstiŋ-ər\

Definition of STINGER

1
:  a sharp organ (as of a wasp, bee, scorpion, or stingray) that is usually connected with a poison gland or otherwise adapted to wound by piercing and injecting a poison
2
:  a usually sports-related injury of the brachial plexus marked by a painful burning sensation that radiates from the neck down the arm and is often accompanied by weakness or numbness of the affected area—called also burner
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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