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English adjective: passerine

1. passerine relating to or characteristic of the passeriform birds


Antonymsnonpasserine


English noun: passerine

1. passerine (animal) 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


Synonymspasseriform bird


Broader (hypernym)bird


Narrower (hyponym)broadbill, jenny wren, lyrebird, oscine, oscine bird, scrub bird, scrub-bird, scrubbird, sparrow, true sparrow, tyrannid, wren


Member meronymorder Passeriformes, Passeriformes









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