Clamatorial
Clamatorial Clam`a*to"rial, a. (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the Clamatores. [1913 Webster]

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  • clamatorial — /klam euh tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. of or pertaining to the Clamatores, a large group of passerine birds with relatively simple vocal organs and little power of song, as the flycatchers. [1870 75; < NL Clamator(es) (pl. of L clamator shouter,… …   Universalium

  • clamatorial — clam·a·to·ri·al …   English syllables

  • clamatorial — adjective of or relating to Clamatores • Pertains to noun: ↑Clamatores • Derivationally related forms: ↑Clamatores …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clamatores — noun used in some classification systems; a suborder or superfamily nearly coextensive with suborder Tyranni; Passeriformes having relatively simple vocal organs and little power of song; clamatorial birds • Syn: ↑suborder Clamatores •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • suborder Clamatores — noun used in some classification systems; a suborder or superfamily nearly coextensive with suborder Tyranni; Passeriformes having relatively simple vocal organs and little power of song; clamatorial birds • Syn: ↑Clamatores • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • butcher birds — Shrike Shrike, n. [Akin to Icel. skr[=i]kja a shrieker, the shrike, and E. shriek; cf. AS. scr[=i]c a thrush. See {Shriek}, v. i.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family {Laniid[ae]}, having a strong hooked bill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crow shrike — Shrike Shrike, n. [Akin to Icel. skr[=i]kja a shrieker, the shrike, and E. shriek; cf. AS. scr[=i]c a thrush. See {Shriek}, v. i.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family {Laniid[ae]}, having a strong hooked bill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Empidonax Acadicus — Tyrant Tyr ant (t[imac] rant), n. [OE. tirant, tiraunt, tyraunt, OF. tiran, tirant (probably from confusion with the p. pr. of verbs), F. tyran, L. tyrannus, Gr. ty rannos, originally, an absolute sovereign, but afterwards, a severe or cruel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ground thrushes — Pitta Pit ta (p[i^]t t[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of a large group of bright colored clamatorial birds belonging to {Pitta}, and allied genera of the family {Pittid[ae]}. Most of the species are varied with three or more colors, such as blue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hill tit — Shrike Shrike, n. [Akin to Icel. skr[=i]kja a shrieker, the shrike, and E. shriek; cf. AS. scr[=i]c a thrush. See {Shriek}, v. i.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family {Laniid[ae]}, having a strong hooked bill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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