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uropygial

[ yoor-uh-pij-ee-uhl ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈpɪdʒ i əl /
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adjective Ornithology.

of or relating to the uropygium.

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Origin of uropygial

First recorded in 1865–70; uropygi(um) + -al1
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