pin-tailed

[ pin-teyld ]
/ ˈpɪnˌteɪld /

adjective Ornithology.

having a tapered tail with long, pointed central feathers.
having the feathers of the tail stiff, narrow, and pointed.

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Origin of pin-tailed

First recorded in 1870–75
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