Definitions for uropygiumˌyʊər əˈpɪdʒ i əm
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posterior part of a bird's body from which the tail feathers grow
The posterior part of a bird's body from which the tail feathers grow
Origin: Mediaeval Latin, from (ouropugion) "tail feathers".
the prominence at the posterior extremity of a bird's body, which supports the feathers of the tail; the rump; -- sometimes called pope's nose
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