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Passerine

Pas´ser`ine
a.1.(Zool.) Of or pertaining to the Passeres.
The columbine, gallinaceous, and passerine tribes people the fruit trees.
- Sydney Smith.
n.1.(Zool.) One of the Passeres.
Noun1.Passerinepasserine - perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
Adj.1.passerine - relating to or characteristic of the passeriform birds
Antonyms:
nonpasserine - relating to or characteristic of birds that are not perching birds
nonpasserine, passeriform bird
Browse
passenger pigeon
passenger ship
passenger train
passenger van
Passer
Passer domesticus
Passer montanus
passer-by
passerby
Passeres
Passeridae
Passeriform
passeriform bird
Passeriformes
Passerina
Passerina cyanea
-- Passerine --
Passero
Passero Cape
Passibility
Passible
Passibleness
Passiflora
Passiflora edulis
Passiflora foetida
Passiflora incarnata
Passiflora laurifolia
Passiflora ligularis
Passiflora maliformis
Passiflora mollissima
Passiflora quadrangularis
Passifloraceae
Passim
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