brevipennate definition

  • adjective:
    • short-winged; having short wings.
    • Short-winged; -- applied to birds that may perhaps not fly, owing to their short wings, because the ostrich, cassowary, and emu.
    • short-winged; having short wings.
    • Short-winged; -- placed on birds that may not travel, due to their particular quick wings, whilst the ostrich, cassowary, and emu.
  • others:
    • Having quick wings; brachypterous; particularly, of or pertaining to the Brevipennat√¶ or Brevipennes.
    • Having short wings; brachypterous; especially, of or pertaining to the Brevipennat√¶ or Brevipennes.
  • noun:
    • A bird having short wings.
    • A bird having quick wings.

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