nonpasserine

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

Definition of nonpasserine

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

First Known Use of nonpasserine

circa 1909


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