Definitions for brachypterousbrəˈkɪp tər əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bra•chyp•ter•ousbrəˈkɪp tər əs(adj.)

  1. having short wings.

    Category: Ornithology, Zoology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brachypterous, short-winged(adj)

    (especially of certain insects) having very short or rudimentary wings


  1. brachypterous(Adjective)

    An anatomical condition meaning that an animal has very reduced, non-functional wings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brachypterous(adj)

    having short wings


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