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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AVIAN

The field of avian ecology in Micronesia has barely been scratched.

The Marshall Islands have received no avian components from Melanesia.

All the colours of the rainbow appear in our avian population.

This condition represents the last stage in the evolution of the Avian wing.

Your mind, what there is of it, is whirling with avian expectations.

And how is it with the other states that number the wood-duck in their avian faunas?

January is the month in which the avian population attains its maximum.

The Bell Vireo sings more often daily and throughout the nesting season than do the majority of its avian nesting associates.

It is found in several pictures, in some of which it appears to have avian relationship.

Figures e and f of plate clvi are avian decorations, reduced in the case of the former to geometric forms.

WORD ORIGIN

"pertaining to birds," 1870, from Latin avis "bird" (see aviary) + -an.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.