re·​mig·​i·​um | \ -ēəm \
plural -s

Definition of remigium

: the anterior rigid part of the wing of an insect that is acted on by the muscles and is the chief effector of flight

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History and Etymology for remigium

New Latin, from Latin, oarage, from remig-, remex oarsman

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“Remigium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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