[ fawr-wing, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌwɪŋ, ˈfoʊr- /
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby forewing
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Example sentences from the Web for forewing
Two or more of the radial nervures in the forewing arise from a common stalk or are suppressed.
A form was bred by Deschange from Zatima in which even the field in the forewing is obliterated.Problems of Genetics|William Bateson
British Dictionary definitions for forewing
/ (ˈfɔːˌwɪŋ) /
either wing of the anterior pair of an insect's two pairs of wings
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