unflighted

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ flighted.

Adjective[edit]

unflighted (not comparable)

  1. (of birds, rare) Lacking flight feathers, typically due to immaturity (compare flightless)
    This breed of canary is unflighted for the first six months of its life.
  2. Lacking flights (arrows, a screw thread, etc.).
    Unflighted darts have a tendency to tumble.

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