flightless

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From flight +‎ -less.

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flightless (not comparable)

  1. Unable to fly. Usually used with birds such as the penguin, ostrich, and emu.
    • 2010, Alexander Elder, Straying from the Flock: Travels in New Zealand
      America has its bald eagle and New Zealand has its kiwi, a flightless brown bird.

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