from The Century Dictionary.
- In ornithology, one of the primary divisions of the class Aves, or birds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) Nursers, -- a term applied to those birds whose young are hatched in a very immature and helpless condition, so as to require the care of their parents for some time; -- opposed to
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- noun zoology
nursers; those birdswhose youngare hatchedin a very immatureand helplesscondition, so as to require the care of their parentsfor some time.
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Latin, plural of altrix nourisher.
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