oscine definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or from the Oscines, a big suborder of passerine birds that includes many songbirds.
    • related to songbirds
    • regarding the Oscines.
    • of or relating to the songbirds
  • noun:
    • A bird associated with the suborder Oscines.
    • An oscine bird; a part associated with the Oscines.
    • A crystalline alkaloid, C8H13O2N, present in crude belladonine as well as made of various other alkaloids. It melts at 110° C. also known as pseudatropine, scopoline, and oxytropine.
    • passerine bird having skilled singing equipment
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to the Oscines: placed on those Passeres that are acromyodian and their particular variety of construction: since, an oscine bird; an oscine syrinx. In addition oscinine, oscinian.

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