Spur-winged

Spur"-winged`

(-wngd`), a. (Zol.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings.
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Spur-winged goose (Zol.), any one of several species of long-legged African geese of the genus Plectropterus and allied genera, having a strong spur on the bend of the wing, as the Gambo goose (P. Gambensis) and the Egyptian, or Nile, goose (Alopochen gyptiaca). -- Spur-winged plover (Zol.), an Old World plover (Hoplopterus spinosus) having a sharp spur on the bend of the wing. It inhabits Northern Africa and the adjacent parts of Asia and Europe.
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