wingspread

noun
wing·​spread | \ ˈwiŋ-ˌspred How to pronounce wingspread (audio) \

Definition of wingspread

: the spread of the wings : wingspan specifically : the extreme measurement between the tips or outer margins of the wings (as of a bird or insect)

First Known Use of wingspread

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Wingspread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wingspread. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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