- one of the flight feathers of the wing.
Origin of remex
1665–75; < Latin rēmex oarsman, equivalent to rēm(us) oar + -eg- combining form of agere to drive, do (see act) + -s nominative singular ending
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- any of the large flight feathers of a bird's wing
C18: from Latin: a rower, from rēmus oar
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