A quill or flight feather of a bird's wing.
Origin of remexLatin rēmex, rēmig-, rower : rēmus, oar; see er&schwa;- in Indo-European roots + agere, to drive; see act.
Variant of remiges
plural nounsing. remex
the large quill feathers of a bird's wing; the primary and secondary contour feathers
Origin of remigesModern Latin plural of remex ; from Classical Latin rower ; from remus, oar (see row) + agere, to move (see act)