clamatores definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A division of passerine birds in which the singing muscle tissue tend to be but small developed, in order that they are lacking the effectiveness of singing.
    • A division of passerine wild birds where vocal muscle tissue are but small developed, in order that they lack the power of performing.
  • others:
    • In Cabanis's classification (1842), an order of insessorial birds, consisting of a majority of those non-oscine forms which had been called Picariœ by Nitzsch, having ten primaries, the first of them well developed, and the feet neither zygodactyl nor anisodactyl.
    • The gallinaceous wild birds, or Gallinæ: so-called through the crowing or clamoring for the males, particularly as instanced in domestic poultry.
    • In Cabanis's classification (1842), an order of insessorial wild birds, consisting of most those non-oscine forms which had been called Picariœ by Nitzsch, having ten primaries, the very first of those well toned, together with legs neither zygodactyl nor anisodactyl.
    • The gallinaceous birds, or Gallinæ: so called from the crowing or clamoring regarding the guys, specifically as instanced in domestic poultry.
  • noun:
    • found in some classification systems; a suborder or superfamily nearly coextensive with suborder Tyranni; Passeriformes having not at all hard singing body organs and little energy of track; clamatorial birds
    • used in some classification methods; a suborder or superfamily almost coextensive with suborder Tyranni; Passeriformes having relatively simple vocal organs and little power of song; clamatorial wild birds

Related Sources

  • Definition for "clamatores"
    • A division of passerine birds in which the…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "clamatores"
    • [77] _Latrant homines, non loquuntur_ is…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "clamatores"
115 votes

How would you define clamatores?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!