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tail covert

noun
1.
any of the feathers concealing the bases of a bird's tail feathers.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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British Dictionary definitions for tail-covert

tail covert

noun
1.
any of the covert feathers of a bird covering the bases of the tail feathers
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