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

Anagrams of oscine

  1. conies

  2. cosine


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