Rasores

plural noun

Ra·​so·​res
rəˈsōr(ˌ)ēz
in former classifications
: an order of birds comprising the Gallinae and the Columbae or coextensive with Gallinae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Late Latin, plural of rasor one that scrapes, from Latin rasus (past participle of radere to scrape, shave) + -or

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“Rasores.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rasores. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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