noun re·mig·i·um \-ēəm\

Definition of remigium



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of remigium

New Latin, from Latin, oarage, from remig-, remex oarsman — more at remex

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a trip made at another's expense

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