standard-wing

noun

Definition of standard-wing

1 : a bird of paradise (Semioptera wallacii) that has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing
2 or standard-winged nightjar : pennant-winged nightjar

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“Standard-wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/standard-wing. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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