Definition of whitewing in English:

whitewing

noun

  • 1North American. The white-winged scoter, Melanitta deglandi.

  • 2More fully "whitewing dove". The white-winged dove, Zenaida asiatica, which is brownish-grey with a prominent white wing patch, and is found from the southern United States to Central America and the Caribbean.

Origin

Early 19th century. From white + wing. Compare earlier white-winged.

Pronunciation

whitewing

/ˈwʌɪtwɪŋ/