[pen-uh] /ˈpɛn ə/
noun, plural pennae
[pen-ee] /ˈpɛn i/ (Show IPA). Ornithology.
a contour feather, as distinguished from a down feather, plume, etc.
noun (pl) -nae (-niː)
(ornithol) any large feather that has a vane and forms part of the main plumage of a bird
[puh-ney-shuh s] /pəˈneɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. having the texture of a penna; not downy.
noun 1. a pseudonym used by an author; nom de plume. noun 1. an author’s pseudonym Also called nom de plume
[pen-uh nt] /ˈpɛn ənt/ noun 1. a long, tapering flag or burgee of distinctive form and special significance, borne on naval or other vessels and used in signaling or for identification. 2. any relatively long, tapering flag. 3. a flag serving as an emblem of victory or championship, especially in baseball. 4. Music. 1 (def […]
[pen-eyt] /ˈpɛn eɪt/ adjective 1. winged; feathered. /ˈpɛneɪt/ adjective (biology) 1. having feathers, wings, or winglike structures 2. another word for pinnate pennate pen·nate (pěn’āt’) adj.