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Meaning of PASSERES

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
 

PASSERES is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: Oscines, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres
 
 See Also: Acanthisittidae, Alaudidae, animal order, Artamidae, Bombycillidae, Certhiidae, Cinclidae, Coerebidae, Corvidae, Cracticidae, Dacninae, Drepanididae, family Acanthisittidae, family Alaudidae, family Artamidae, family Bombycillidae, family Certhiidae, family Cinclidae, family Coerebidae, family Corvidae, family Cracticidae, family Dacninae, family Drepanididae, family Fringillidae, family Hirundinidae, family Icteridae, family Irenidae, family Laniidae, family Meliphagidae, family Mimidae, family Motacillidae, family Muscicapidae, family Oriolidae, family Paradisaeidae, family Paridae, family Parulidae, family Passeridae, family Ploceidae, family Prunellidae, family Ptilonorhynchidae, family Sittidae, family Sturnidae, family Sylviidae, family Thraupidae, family Timaliidae, family Turdidae, family Vireonidae, family Xenicidae, Fringillidae, Hirundinidae, Icteridae, Irenidae, Laniidae, Meliphagidae, Mimidae, Motacillidae, Muscicapidae, order Passeriformes, Oriolidae, oscine, oscine bird, Paradisaeidae, Paridae, Parulidae, Passeridae, Passeriformes, Ploceidae, Prunellidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Sittidae, Sturnidae, Sylviidae, Thraupidae, Timaliidae, Turdidae, Vireonidae, Xenicidae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pas"se*res\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. passer a sparrow.]
(Zo["o]l.)
An order, or suborder, of birds, including more that half of
all the known species. It embraces all singing birds
(Oscines), together with many other small perching birds.

 

 

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