(), n. [Gr. brachy`s short + E. pinacoid.] (Crytallog.) A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which is parallel both to the vertical axis and to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis.
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(), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. short-winged; brachy`s short + feather, wing.] (Zol.) A group of Coleoptera having short wings; the rove beetles.
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(), n. pl. [NL. See Brachyptera. ] (Zol.) A group of birds, including auks, divers, and penguins.
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