Definition of Picine

1. a. Of or pertaining to the woodpeckers (Pici), or to the Piciformes.

Definition of Picine

1. of the woodpecker family [adj]

Medical Definition of Picine

1. Of or pertaining to the woodpeckers (Pici), or to the Piciformes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picine

pichiciago
pichiciego
pichinde virus
picholine
picholines
pichurim
pichurim bean
pichurims
pichvai
pichvais
pici
picibanil
piciform
piciform bird
piciformes
picine (current term)
pick
pick's disease
pick-axe
pick-axes
pick-me-up
pick-me-ups
pick-pocket
pick-pocketed
pick-pocketing
pick-pockets
pick-up
pick-up joint
pick-up line
pick-up lines

Literary usage of Picine

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"Its postero-external angle is bluntly produced, while behind it makes the usual picine articulation with the pterygoid of its own side. ..."

2. Materials for a History of Oil Painting by Charles Lock Eastlake (1847)
"After speaking of the first layer he says: " Upon this comes a cero-picine ... than a cero- picine composition ; it only acquires a brown colour by age. ..."

3. Western Australian Year Book by Western Australia Registry Dept (1902)
"Its body colours are a harmonious, though marked, combination of black, ferruginous, yellow, brown, green, and scarlet. picine Birds. ..."

4. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1873)
"Conspectus of picine Birds. Presented by the Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. R. Swinhoe. Two new Sun-birds from Hainan Inland, 8. China, Ann. Nat. ..."

5. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"... or how much typical picine stock there is in Yunx? And such problems are even still harder to solve where the affines are thickly clustered, ..."

6. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1845)
"... a story which is also told by Grotius ; several scenes of the Malade Imaginaire are from the Fabliau of the Bourse picine de sens. ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"Its postero-external angle is bluntly produced, while behind it makes the usual picine articulation with the pterygoid of its own side. ..."

8. Materials for a History of Oil Painting by Charles Lock Eastlake (1847)
"After speaking of the first layer he says: " Upon this comes a cero-picine ... than a cero- picine composition ; it only acquires a brown colour by age. ..."

9. Western Australian Year Book by Western Australia Registry Dept (1902)
"Its body colours are a harmonious, though marked, combination of black, ferruginous, yellow, brown, green, and scarlet. picine Birds. ..."

10. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1873)
"Conspectus of picine Birds. Presented by the Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. R. Swinhoe. Two new Sun-birds from Hainan Inland, 8. China, Ann. Nat. ..."

11. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"... or how much typical picine stock there is in Yunx? And such problems are even still harder to solve where the affines are thickly clustered, ..."

12. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1845)
"... a story which is also told by Grotius ; several scenes of the Malade Imaginaire are from the Fabliau of the Bourse picine de sens. ..."

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