Gallinae Gal*li"nae, n.; pl. [NL., fr. L. gallina a hen, gallus a cock.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of birds, including the common domestic fowls, pheasants, grouse, quails, and allied forms; -- sometimes called {{Rasores}}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rasores — Ra*so res (r[.a]*z[=o] r[=e]z), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. radere, rasum, to scratch. See {Rase}, v. t.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of birds; the Gallin[ae]. [1913 Webster] Note: Formerly, the word {Rasores} was used in a wider sense, so as to include other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rasōres — Rasōres, so v.w. Hühner …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rasōres — (Scharrvögel), soviel wie Hühnervögel (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rasores — Rasōres, s. Hühnervögel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rasores — …   Википедия

  • rasores — n. pl. (Ornith.) Gallinaceous birds scratchers …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rasores — ra·so·res …   English syllables

  • rasores — rəˈsōr(ˌ)ēz noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin, plural of rasor one that scrapes, from Latin rasus (past participle of radere to scrape, shave) + or more at rat in former classifications : an …   Useful english dictionary

  • RASORES et Interrasores — Graece Διαρηνηταὶ, Artifices quinam dicti, vide supra Radere. Horum opus rasile. Papinius Statius, Theb. l. 7. v. 658. et fibula rasilis auro Tanariam fulvâ mordebat iaspide pallam. Ubi Lutatius, ad luxuriem retulit pulchritudinem fibula. Erat… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • rasorial — ˈsōrēəl, sȯr adjective Etymology: New Latin, Rasores + English ial 1. of a bird : habitually scratching the ground in search of food 2. : of or relating to the Rasores : gallinaceous …   Useful english dictionary

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