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passerine

pas·ser·ine

passerine

 
pronunciation:
pae s rihn [or] pae s raIn [or] pae s rin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or concerning the largest order of birds, consisting chiefly of songbirds with feet suited for perching.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a passerine bird.