<zoology> Of or pertaining to the Passeres. "The columbine, gallinaceous, and passerine tribes people the fruit trees." (Sydney Smith)

Origin: L. Passerinus, fr. Passer a sparrow.

<zoology> One of the Passeres.

(01 Mar 1998)

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