Definition of Penna

1. n. A perfect, or normal, feather.



Definition of Penna

1. Noun. a contour feather ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Penna

1. any of the feathers that determine a bird's shape [n -NAE]

Medical Definition of Penna

1. Origin: L. A perfect, or normal, feather. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penna

penless
penlight
penlights
penlike
penlite
penlites
penmaker
penmakers
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penman
penmanship
penmanships
penmen
penn'orth
penn'orths
penna (current term)
pennaceous
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pennages
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pennals
penname
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pennant
pennantite
pennants
pennate
pennate muscle
pennated

Literary usage of Penna

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1. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"Attorney for: Union Nat'l Bank, First Nat'l Bank, Mahanoy City, penna. ... Sigma Chi fraternity; Commercial Law League of America; penna. ..."

2. Register of the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, April 15, 1865 by John Page Nicholson (1902)
"Private 11th penna. Infantry April 22, 1861 ; mustered out July 31, 1861. ... JOSEPH ANDREW ERASTUS REED First Lieutenant and Asst. Surgeon 155th penna. ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1900)
"penna. Colon. Records, v. 14 : 372. March 7. An Act for running out and ... penna. Archives, v. 10: 450. May 9. Letter from Governor Clinton of May 2- ..."

4. A National Register of the Society, Sons of the American Revolution by Sons of the American Revolution (1902)
"Son of Charles D. and Angeline (Martin) McGill; grandson of Annand and Mary (Ryan) Martin; great- grandson of Charles Martin, Sergeant-Major penna. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1846)
"By MDG PFEIFFER, MD, of New Oxford, Adams Co., penna. With introductory remarks by CD Meigs, MD, Prof. Midwifery, &c., in Jefferson Med. College, Philada. ..."

6. Chronicles of the City of Perugia, 1492-1503 by Francesco Maturanzio, Edward Strachan Morgan (1905)
"... also called della penna, to whom the Lord of Camerino showed much kindness and did much honour; and at last he begged Jeronimo della penna to do his ..."

7. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1873)
"Wigton, Lieut, late of ye 3rd penna. regt. John Harper, Lieut. 5th penna. regt. ... Benjamin Bartholomew, Capt. late 5th penna. regt. John Jordan, Capt. ..."

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