net-winged

adjective
\ ˈnet-ˌwiŋd How to pronounce net-winged (audio) \

Definition of net-winged

: having wings with a fine network of veins

First Known Use of net-winged

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of net-winged was circa 1890

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“Net-winged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/net-winged. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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