white-winged

adjective

Definition of white-winged

: having wings that are white or marked with white

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First Known Use of white-winged

1581, in the meaning defined above

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“White-winged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-winged. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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