Definition of wingless
: having no wings or very rudimentary wings
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Nine animals and plants have been named in his honor, among them a dinosaur, (Attenborosaurus conybeari), a genus of flowering plant (Sirdavidia), and a wingless beetle (Trigonopterus attenboroughi).
The museum this week settled a lawsuit with the creator of the Spirit of America, which resembles a wingless fighter jet and broke a series of speed records in the 1960s.
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Definition of wingless for English Language Learners
: having no wings
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