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1. The hollow stemlike main shaft of a feather. Also called calamus.
2. Any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.
3. One of the sharp hollow spines of a porcupine or hedgehog.
- the hollow stalk of the feather of birds.
- a whole wing or tail feather.
- the spine of a porcupine.