Advertisement

Advertisement

wing covert

noun

, Ornithology.
  1. any of the feathers concealing the bases of a bird's wing feathers.


wing covert

noun

  1. any of the covert feathers of the wing of a bird, occurring in distinct rows


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of wing covert1

First recorded in 1805–15

Advertisement

Word of the Day

petrichor

[pet-ri-kawr]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


wing commanderwing dam