beeswing

noun
bees·​wing | \ ˈbēz-ˌwiŋ \

Definition of beeswing

1 : a film of shining scales of tartar formed in port and some other wines after long keeping
2 : very thin filmy pieces of bran

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Other Words from beeswing

beeswinged \ ˈbēz-​ˌwiŋd \ adjective

History and Etymology for beeswing

bee's (genitive of bee entry 1) + wing

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“Beeswing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beeswing. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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