Definition of remicle in English:

remicle

Pronunciation /ˈrɛmɪkl/

noun

Ornithology
  • A small outermost wing feather in some birds, attached to the second phalanx of the second digit.

    Usually regarded as a vestigial primary feather but typically excluded from the primary count.

Origin

Late 19th century. Probably from classical Latin rēmig-, rēmex remex + -cle.