unfeathered

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EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ feathered

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unfeathered (not comparable)

  1. Lacking feathers
    • 1988, February 5, “Jerry Sullivan”, in Field & Street[1]:
      On most birds, the tarsus is scaly and unfeathered, but a few arctic species--snowy owls, ptarmigans, and rough-legged hawks among them--have feathered tarsi.

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