underpart


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un·der·part

 (ŭn′dər-pärt′)
n.
1. often underparts A lower part or a portion of a lower part or underside, especially of an animal's body: the robin's pale underparts.
2. A subordinate role, as in a play.

underpart

(ˈʌndəˌpɑːt)
n
1. a lower part
2. (Zoology) a part on the underside of an animal's body

un•der•part

(ˈʌn dərˌpɑrt)

n.
1. the lower part or side.
2. an auxiliary or secondary part or role.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underpart - a part lying on the lower side or underneath an animal's bodyunderpart - a part lying on the lower side or underneath an animal's body; "the warbler has a white throat and underparts"; "a woodland mouse with white underparts"
belly - the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Translations

underpart

[ˈʌndəpɑːt] Nparte f inferior
References in classic literature ?
Albatrosses passed in the air, the expanse of their wings being at least four yards and a half, and justly called the vultures of the ocean; some gigantic petrels, and some damiers, a kind of small duck, the underpart of whose body is black and white; then there were a whole series of petrels, some whitish, with brown-bordered wings, others blue, peculiar to the Antarctic seas, and so oily, as I told Conseil, that the inhabitants of the Ferroe Islands had nothing to do before lighting them but to put a wick in.
Helophyte sub-wetland consists of territories covered with water plants with only the underpart submerged, so that their stems with blooms emerge from the water: bulrushes (Scirpus spp.
He normally wears a wrapped robe around his left arm which means he wouldn't be able to wear the underpart of the fellowship gown.
At least one member of each pair was marked on the breast or underpart with picric acid by placing dyed stones in each nest to facilitate individual identification prior to the laying period or immediately after the first egg was laid.
He normally wears a wrapped robe around his left arm which means he would not be able to wear the underpart of the fellowship gown.
Chestnut-backed Antbirds in post-juvenal plumages are readily identified as male or female based on underpart coloration (Wolfe et al.
In the Mediterranean or Iberia, you may be lucky enough to spot one of these slim birds with pointed wings, yellow throat and electric blue underparts.
The songbird, which nests on the ground in open scrubs, is distinctive for its yellow underparts.
The white-bellied heron is a magnificent creature: over four feet tall, with a strikingly long neck and dark grey feathers offset by white underparts and lace-like plumes on its neck.
A Perisphaerus female from Malaysia that lived with Beccaloni as a pet carried youngsters clinging to her underparts.
The basic colour of the bird can be an important clue, so note the colour of the upperparts (the back and wings), the underparts, the head and tail.