Definition of forewing
: either of the anterior wings of a 4-winged insect
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Suits described the greedy adult Japanese beetles, which emerge in the beginning of summer, as having tannish red, hardened forewings, green coloring on the shoulder area and white tufts along the edge of the abdomen.
The vulture raised its forewing only slightly, and in an instant the wind ripped through the bird’s long primary feathers and whisked it, teetering, into the maelstrom.
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