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wing bar

noun
1.
a line of contrasting color along the coverts of a bird's wing.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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Examples from the web for wing bar
  • Long notched or square-tipped tail and long pointed wings with broad white wing bar.
  • When flushed, they show a startling, broad white wing bar.

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