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racket-tail

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(also racquet-tail)

Definition of racket-tail in English:

noun

1A South American hummingbird with long racket-shaped tail feathers.
  • Genera Ocreatus and Loddigesia, family Trochilidae: two species
1.1Any of a number of other birds, in particular certain parrots, drongos, and motmots, with racket-shaped tails.

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