Rasores

plural noun
Ra·​so·​res | \ rəˈsōr(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Rasores

in former classifications
: an order of birds comprising the Gallinae and the Columbae or coextensive with Gallinae

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History and Etymology for Rasores

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 24 Sep. 2020.

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