Definition of Scansores
in former classifications
: an order of birds having the toes two before and two behind and including the parrots, woodpeckers, cuckoos, trogons, and toucans
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Origin and Etymology of scansores
New Latin, literally, climbers, plural of scansor, from (assumed) Latin scansus (past participle of Latin scandere to climb) + Latin -or — more at scan
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