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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (especially of certain insects) having very rudimentary flying appendages.

Usage examples (29)
  • Set low down under the sphere, with the whitish-gray mass beetling up over them like a curving cliff, were eyes; great, staring, dull things of the type termites have during...
  • What a strong contrast to long-legged, relatively short-winged pterodactyloids like the azhdarchids.
  • In front of it several short-winged biplanes are lined up; inside it three or four young men are lolling in wicker chairs.
  • Gibraltar, some of those short-winged English summer birds of passage, concerning whose departure we have made so much inquiry. for more
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