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shuttlecock

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃʌt.l̩.kɒk/  us   /ˈʃʌt̬.l̩.kɑːk/ (informal shuttle, US birdie)
a small, light object with a rounded end to which real or artificial feathers are fixed, that is hit over the net in the game of badminton
Translations of “shuttlecock”
in Korean 셔틀콕…
in Arabic كُرة الريشة…
in Portuguese peteca, volante…
in Catalan volant…
in Japanese (バドミントンの)羽根, シャトルコック…
in Italian volano (gioco del badminton)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羽毛球…
in Russian волан (в бадминтоне)…
in Turkish bedminton topu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羽毛球…
in Polish lotka…
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