Definitions for oscineˈɒs ɪn, -aɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

os•cineˈɒs ɪn, -aɪn(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to birds of the suborder Oscines, of the order Passeriformes, comprising members of the order that have highly developed vocal organs.

    Category: Ornithology

  2. (n.)an oscine bird; songbird.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of oscine:

1880–85; < NL Oscines < L oscen songbird

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oscine, oscine bird(adj)

    passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

  2. oscine(adj)

    of or relating to the songbirds


  1. oscine(Adjective)

    Pertaining to songbirds


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