Penna definition

pĕnə
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A contour feather of a bird, as distinguished from a down feather or a plume.
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A contour feather of a bird, as distinguished from a down feather or a plume.
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A contour feather.
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A contour feather.
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Pennsylvania.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
penna
Plural:
pennae

Origin of penna

  • Latin feather pet- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin penna (“feather")

    From Wiktionary