Definition of Milvine

1. a. Of or resembling birds of the kite kind.



2. n. A bird related to the kite.

Definition of Milvine

1. Adjective. (zoology) Of or resembling birds of the kite kind. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Milvine

1. relating to the kite genus [adj]

Medical Definition of Milvine

1. Of or resembling birds of the kite kind. Origin: L. Milvus kite. A bird related to the kite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milvine

milted
miltefosine
miltefosines
milter
milters
miltier
miltiest
milting
miltomate
miltonias
milts
miltwaste
milty
miltz
miltzes
milvine (current term)
milvus
milwaukee shoulder
milzbrand
mim
mimation
mimbar
mimbars
mime
mimed
mimelike
mimeo
mimeoed
mimeograph
mimeograph machine

Literary usage of Milvine

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1870)
"Feet almost milvine, the tarsus slender, the claws very long and sharp. Bill small, hardly at all compressed, the tip rather obtuse; cere ascending basally, ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... and further show that they are Kites and not Eagles by having the oblique nostril which is one of the features of the milvine section of the Sub-family ..."

3. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1838)
"... type of the milvine circle, thus bringing it into immediate contact with the common kite of Europe, which we think he very properly excludes from this ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"... milvine, Juntamente сот-migo,together belonging to a kite or glede. with me. ..."

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