wing covert

noun

Definition of wing covert

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

First Known Use of wing covert

1815, in the meaning defined above

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“Wing covert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wing%20covert. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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