oscine: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (os'in, -īn), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, belonging to, or pertaining to the suborder Oscines, of the order Passeriformes, comprising the songbirds that have highly developed vocal organs.
  1. an oscine bird.
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