AskDefine | Define avian

Dictionary Definition

avian adj : pertaining to or characteristic of birds

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English

Etymology

avis, bird + -ian

Pronunciation

  • /ˈeɪviən/, /"eIvi@n/

Adjective

  1. Characteristic of or pertaining to, birds, bird-like or flying creatures.

Translations

Of birds
  • Spanish: aviar

Noun

  1. A bird.
  2. A bird-like or flying creature.

Extensive Definition

Avian may refer to:

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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