pope's nose

noun

Definition of pope's nose

: the part of a bird that corresponds to the tail of a mammal and forms a broad flattened lobe bearing the tail feathers and usually a dorsal uropygial gland

called also parson's nose

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“Pope's nose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pope%27s%20nose. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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