remex

noun re·mex \ˈrēˌmeks\

Definition of remex

plural

remiges

\ˈreməˌjēz\
  1. :  a primary or secondary quill feather of the wing of a bird

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Origin and Etymology of remex

New Latin remig-, remex, from Latin, oarsman, from remus oar + -ig- (from agere to drive)


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