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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a person situated on a perch;

2. 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:

Percher \Perch"er\, n. [From Perch, v. i.] 1. One who, or that which, perches. --J. Burroughs. [1913 Webster] 2. One of the Insessores. [1913 Webster] 3. [From Perch a pole.] A Paris candle anciently used in England; also, a large wax candle formerly set upon the altar. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

percher n 1: a person situated on a perch 2: 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]