Definición de flightless en inglés:

flightless

Saltos de línea: flight|less
Pronunciación: /ˈflʌɪtləs
 
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adjetivo

  • (Of a bird or an insect) naturally unable to fly: Galapagos has the world’s only flightless cormorant
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The flightless birds and insects of such islands had clearly lost a highly complex function.
    • The large, flightless moa bird that roamed New Zealand in ancient times grew much more slowly than modern birds, according to a new study of their bones.
    • Whether the flightless birds used their beaks to impale or bludgeon their prey is unknown, Chiappe says.

Derivativos

flightlessness

sustantivo
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  • These creatures were plainly flightless, and the nature of their flightlessness requires some special comment.
  • At this time the males molt their feathers and go through a month-long period of flightlessness while their new feathers grow in.
  • The adaptations the dodo made for island living - flightlessness and gigantism - have made understanding its evolutionary history and classifying it based on body characteristics difficult.

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