wing covert

noun

: one of the feathers covering the bases of the wing quills

Word History

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wing covert was in 1815

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“Wing covert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wing%20covert. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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