letterwinged kite


Definition of letterwinged kite

: an Australian kite (Elanus scriptus) with a black edging on the underwing that resembles the letter M when the bird is in flight

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First Known Use of letterwinged kite

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Letterwinged kite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/letterwinged%20kite. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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