Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as avian.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This fast-paced take on the standard 'match three' puzzler presents you with an array of different birds wandering along a series of power cables – your role as a squirrel seeking vengeance on the avine community – don't ask is to draw lines on the screen to connect targets with the same coloured plumage, thereby electrifying them.

    The 25 best smartphone games of 2011 (so far) – part one

  • More active air, a matutinal distant cock, ecclesiastical clocks at various points, avine music, the isolated tread of an early wayfarer, the visible diffusion of the light of an invisible luminous body, the first golden limb of the resurgent sun perceptible low on the horizon.

    Ulysses

  • Kokolios was awoken in the middle of the night by sounds of avine distress.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • More active air, a matutinal distant cock, ecclesiastical clocks at various points, avine music, the isolated tread of an early wayfarer, the visible diffusion of the light of an invisible luminous body, the first golden limb of the resurgent sun perceptible low on the horizon.

    Ulysses

  • The pair of gay drakes - named Ben and Jerry - resisted the advances of female Cherry at Arundel Wetland Centre in West Sussex and came out of the avine closet to form a close partnership.

    The Register

  • The pair of gay drakes - named Ben and Jerry - resisted the advances of female Cherry at Arundel Wetland Centre in West Sussex and came out of the avine closet to form a close partnership.

    The Register

  • W cygnine swan W anatine duck 1862-1893 dacelonine kingfisher W OOsW didine dodo 1885 OW avine bird 1881 OW falconine falcon OW buteonine buzzard fringilline finch 1874 -

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 1

  • _ (He assumes the avine head, foxy moustache and proboscidal eloquence of

    Ulysses

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