tail covert


noun
  1. any of the feathers concealing the bases of a bird's tail feathers.

Origin of tail covert

1
First recorded in 1805–15

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British Dictionary definitions for tail covert

tail covert

noun
  1. any of the covert feathers of a bird covering the bases of the tail feathers

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