apterium

noun
ap·​te·​ri·​um | \ apˈtirēəm \
plural apteria\ -​ēə \

Definition of apterium

: one of the bare spaces between the feathered areas on the body of a bird

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History and Etymology for apterium

New Latin, from a- a- entry 2 + pter- + -ium

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“Apterium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apterium. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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