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forewing

[fawr-wing, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌwɪŋ, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
either of the anterior and usually smaller pair of wings of an insect having four wings.
Origin of forewing
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; fore- + wing
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forewing

/ˈfɔːˌwɪŋ/
noun
1.
either wing of the anterior pair of an insect's two pairs of wings
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