Definition of Hindwings

1. Noun. (plural of hindwing) ¹



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Definition of Hindwings

1. hindwing [n] - See also: hindwing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hindwings

hindrance
hindrances
hindraunce
hindre
hinds
hindshank
hindshanks
hindsight
hindsight is 20/20
hindsightly
hindsights
hinduism
hindward
hindwater
hindwing
hindwings (current term)
hiney
hineys
hing
hinge
hinge-bow
hinge axis
hinge joint
hinge movement
hinge on
hinge position
hinge region
hinge termination
hinge upon
hinged

Literary usage of Hindwings

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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1908)
"There is also sometimes a fairly well-developed narrow marginal edge to the hindwings, orange in colour, which is occasionally continued upon the forewings, ..."

2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"With narrow, almost straight, oblique, yellow (or orange) transverse band to forewings, the transverse band of hindwings reaching to outer margin=var. ..."

3. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1903)
"Wlk. In all these genera vein 7 of the hindwings arises from near the base of ... hindwings with termen strongly rounded : vein 3 connate or short stalked ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... and short hindwings, usually dark in colour with clear spots and dashe» destitute of FIG. 35. ..."

5. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1893)
"hindwings with cell closed 15. Tinea. 18. Labial palpi with second joint tufted in ... hindwings with one or more veins absent 21. hindwings with all veins ..."

6. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"Mr. Hugh Main, a beetle, hindwings, in the breadth and depth of colour of the transverse exhibited with the larva ..."

7. The House of the Dead by Marc Ponomareff (2005)
"of liquid landed on one of his hindwings and began burning: the wing fluttered, even as it grew shriveled. He retreated further, the long lashes above and ..."

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