Definition of Oscine bird

1. Noun. Passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oscine Bird

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oscillographies
oscillographs
oscillography
oscillometer
oscillometers
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oscillon
oscillons
oscillopsia
oscilloscope
oscilloscopes
oscilloscopic
oscine
oscine bird (current term)
oscinian
oscinine
oscitance
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oscitancies
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oscitate
oscitated
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Literary usage of Oscine bird

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1. By-ways and Bird Notes by Maurice Thompson (1885)
"This discovery of an oscine bird in the fossil form, dating far back of the age of man, leads the poet, not the scientist, to ask whether it may not be ..."

2. Birds of the Colorado Valley: A Repository of Scientific and Popular by Elliott Coues (1878)
"While I am far from committing myself to the implied proposition that an oscine bird possesses eleven primaries, I think it proper to bring the case forward ..."

3. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway, Herbert Friedmann (1902)
"It quite certainty does not belong to the first-named family, being unquestionably an oscine bird; nor can it belong to either of the other two, ..."

4. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1902)
"It quite certainly does not belong to the first-named family, being unquestionably ¡in oscine bird; nor can it belong to either of the other two. which ¡ire ..."

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