[ UK /ˌʌndˈɜːwəɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. moth having dull forewings and brightly colored hind wings
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  • The missiles are suspended from four underwing pylons.
  • Match the artsy underwing of the pearl-bordered fritillary with the breathtaking views from the Morecambe Bay Limestones, just below the Lake District. Are butterflies the UK's most beautiful endangered species? | Dan Flenley
  • Lieutenant Commander Franz Kanaga led a dozen Helldivers, each bearing an asymmetric load of underwing bombs and fuel tanks. Whirlwind
  • A combination of prominent creamy-white eyestripe and rusty-red flanks and underwings makes the redwing unmistakable.
  • Also, eight new underwing pylons were added to carry a variety of weapons.
  • It is mottled brown overall, with cinnamon underwings.
  • New insects aren't uncommon, but an Arizona entomologist has discovered a new moth among a genus of normally dull moths that has pink underwings. Archive 2009-06-01
  • The exceptions are only Patriot batteries, ammunition and underwing ordnance. so "Derek Blades", you are talking twaddle. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Dark-morph birds are very dark brown above and below, with lighter underwings.
  • It was a treat, as well, to see the rare white letter hairstreak butterfly, that spends most of its time in the tops of elm trees, come down to take nectar from some bramble blossom, close enough to see the initial ‘W’ on its underwing.
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