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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches); this order is now generally abandoned by taxonomists;
[syn: Insessores, order Insessores, perching bird, percher]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insessor \In*ses"sor\, n.; pl. Insessores. [See Insessores.] (Zool.) One of the Insessores. The group includes most of the common singing birds. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insessores \In`ses*so"res\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. insessor, lit., one who sits down, fr. incidere. See Insession.] (Zool.) An order of birds, formerly established to include the perching birds, but now generally regarded as an artificial group. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Insessores n 1: a bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches); this order is now generally abandoned by taxonomists [syn: Insessores, order Insessores, perching bird, percher]