contour feather definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the outermost feathers of a bird, forming the noticeable human anatomy contour and plumage.
    • Any feather possessing a central shaft (rachis), often with vanes made up of barbs.
    • feathers within the body of a grown-up bird and identifying its form
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