Definition of hindwing in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪndwɪŋ


  • Either of the two back wings of a four-winged insect.
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    • Halteres are the tiny club-shaped hindwings characteristic of all flies.
    • Ancient Wings allows users to see how the ventral hindwing of 54 butterflies in the genus Bicyclus have changed over time.
    • The hindwings are usually so decayed as to be unrecognizable.

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