winglike

adjective
wing·​like | \ˈwiŋ-ˌlīk \

Definition of winglike 

: resembling a wing in form or lateral position

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The animal died with its winglike arms still stretched over 12 eggs. Kohei Tanaka, National Geographic, "How Giant Dinosaurs Sat on Their Eggs Without Crushing Them," 15 May 2018 The tongue-twisting name speaks precisely to the core effects of the disorder, which includes withering and sometimes contorting the muscles of the face (fascio), the winglike muscles of the back (scapulo) and also upper arms (humeral). Eric Adler, kansascity.com, "Grueling Kansas winds pound cyclists raising awareness of NBA broadcaster’s rare disease," 28 June 2017 A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in the U.S. Midwest. Seth Borenstein, The Seattle Times, "In invasive species battle, thinking outside the cage works," 28 Apr. 2017 A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in the U.S. Midwest. Seth Borenstein, The Denver Post, "Robots, high-tech tools join battle against invasive species," 28 Apr. 2017 A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in the U.S. Midwest. Washington Post, "Robots, high-tech tools join battle against invasive species," 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of winglike

circa 1804, in the meaning defined above

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