Tectrix definition

tĕktrĭks
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One of the coverts of a bird's wing.
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One of the coverts of a bird's wing.
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The covert of a bird's wing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tectrix
Plural:
tectrices

Origin of tectrix

  • Latin tēctrīx feminine of tēctor plasterer from tēctus past participle of tegere to cover (s)teg- in Indo-European roots

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