Definition of remex in English:


Syllabification: re·mex
Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌmeks

noun (plural remiges /ˈrēˌmiˌjēz/)

A flight feather. Compare with rectrix.
More example sentences
  • The remiges have similarly colored outer edges, but the rest of each remex is slatier and darker.
  • Then, by laying the remex along the length of the ruler, its length was measured to the nearest millimeter.


mid 18th century: from Latin, literally 'rower', based on remus 'oar'.

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