Synonyms of pinion


1. pinion, gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheel

usage: a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack

2. flight feather, pinion, quill, quill feather, feather, plume, plumage

usage: any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird

3. pennon, pinion, wing

usage: wing of a bird


1. pinion, shackle, restrain, confine, hold

usage: bind the arms of

2. pinion, disable, disenable, incapacitate

usage: cut the wings off (of birds)

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