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Definition of "golden-winged" [golden-winged]

  • Having yellow wings, or wings marked with yellow: applied to sundry birds: as, the golden-winged woodpecker, Colaptes auratus; the golden-winged warbler, Helminthophila chrysoptera.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "golden-winged" in a sentence
  • "As Lucien started across the terrace, a frowning Hekate padding in his wake, several golden-winged Fallen stepped into his path, taloned fingers resting on the Celtic-scrolled hilts of the long knives sheathed at their sides."
  • "I shoved my imagination beyond the golden-winged angel and the beaten, bleeding dragon, to the sky beyond, where nothing lay but the stars."
  • "Another six species are confined entirely to Socotra, including the golden-winged grosbeak (Rhynchostruthus socotranus), the only representative of its genus."