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nonpasserine

nonpasserine

adjective non·pas·ser·ine \-ˈpa-sə-ˌrīn\

Definition of NONPASSERINE

:  not passerine; especially :  of, relating to, or being any of various arboreal birds (as pigeons, woodpeckers, hummingbirds, and kingfishers) that are not passerines

First Known Use of NONPASSERINE

circa 1909

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