from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as ornithological.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to ornithology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to ornithology; ornithological.


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Compare French ornithologique.


  • The partners remained superior in manner, though unable to conceal a natural resentment; they had adopted "Oriole" not out of a sentiment for the city of Baltimore, nor, indeed, on account of any ornithologic interest of theirs, but as a relic left over from an abandoned club or secret society, which they had previously contemplated forming, its members to be called "The Orioles" for no reason whatever.

    Gentle Julia

  • It is more than suspected that he sucks eggs, and even murder in the first degree -- ornithologic infanticide -- has been laid to his charge.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895


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