Stragulum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stragulum (Zoöl) The mantle, or pallium, of a bird.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stragulum In ornithology, the mantle; the pallium; the back and folded wings taken together, in any way distinguished from other parts, as by color on a gull or tern.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stragulum strag′ū-lum the mantle or pallium in ornithology.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a spread or covering, from sternere, to spread out
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., a cover.