Definition of racket-tailed in English:

racket-tailed

adjective

  • In the names of birds, especially certain hummingbirds, parrots, and drongos: having a tail that bears a pair of rackets.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Latham (1740–1837), naturalist. From racket + tailed.

Pronunciation

racket-tailed

/ˈrakɪtˌteɪld/