Vent feather - definition of Vent feather by The Free Dictionary
|(Zool.) ||one of the anal, or crissal, feathers of a bird.|
See also: Vent
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive
With their heavy feathering, Cochins sometimes need a vent feather
trimming before the breeding season.
The consequence of the reduced cloacal sphincter function was persistent soiled vent feathers
that the owner cleaned daily.