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Definition of the adjective wingless

What does wingless mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. lacking wings

Alternative definition of the adjective wingless


  1. Having no, or only rudimentary, wings.


"Wingless" is a 2009 drama film written by Ivan Arsenyev and Jan Stehlíkd and directed by Ivo Trajkov.

Phrases with Wingless

  1. Wingless Box Crab
  2. Wingless Long-Horned Grasshoppers
  3. Primitive Wingless Insects

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Google previewEncyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Hemiptera - Heteroptera (2011)

Illustrated Keys to Known Families, Genera, and Species in South America by Charles W. Heckman

Length of wingless male: c. 3.8 mm; wingless female: c. 4.3 to 4.4 mm. ..................................... .............................Rhagovelia antioquiae Polhemus, 1997 (Colombia). - There is a medial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Wingless grasshopper is actually a species complex, consisting of Phaulacridium crassum Key (though much less important and confined to southwestern Australia) in addition to P. vittatum, though the presence of P. crassum is often ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Apterous: Wingless; without wings; often used in reference to aphids. The opposite is macropterous, etc. Apterygota: The subclass of Insecta that comprises the primitively Wingless insects which do not undergo metamorphosis. A Wingless ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

WINGLESS Adj. (Middle English, winge > Old Norse, vaengr + Old English, -leas = lacking.) Descriptive of an organism that lacks wings. See Apterous. Cf. Brachypterous; Macropterous. WINGLESS CAMEL CRICKETS See ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

A wingless worker in vespid wasps, that are normally winged. apterodicera a. [Gr. an, without ; pteron, wing; dikeros, two-horned] (ARTHRO: Insecta) A wingless insect bearing ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

generation willbe winged and migrate to other trees, but the great majority will be wingless and remain to colonize the growing shoots. These develop in from 14 to 20 days and when mature immediately deposit young. The lice of the third and ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

Wingless encodes a secreted signaling protein and is related to the Wnt gene in vertebrates. Wingless and hedgehog proteins are highly conserved developmental signaling molecules. winter bud a hibernating vegetative shoot. WMSDs ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedia of Agriculture (1881)

A Treasury of Useful Information for the Farm and Household by Johnathan Periam

This impregnated egg gives birth to a young louse, which becomes a virginal, eggbearing Wingless mother, and thus recommenccs the cycle of the species' evolution. But one of the most important discoveries of Balbiani is that, during the ...

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Small photo of Predatory bush cricket, or the Spiked Magician (Saga pedo) is a wingless species of bush cricket, it is uncommon among its kind due to its carnivorous lifestyle, most often preying on smaller insects.Small photo of Close Up view of an injured wingless beeSmall photo of The rump (Pyrrhocoris apterus, the earlier name of the wingless rudder - apterus means "wingless") is a widespread type of plaice in Central EuropeSmall photo of pyrrhocoridae wingless on a sunny day on tree barkSmall photo of smiths winglessSmall photo of These black winged subterranean termite swarmers are the male and female reproductives. Wingless termites can also be seen. Infestation starts when warm temperatures and heavy rain fall trigger it.Small photo of Group of adult insects and larvae of the red-winged wingless on the surface of the bark of a tree More...

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Love changes darkness into light and makes the heart take a wingless flight. (Helen Steiner Rice)
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Scrabble value of W4I1N1G2L1E1S1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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