- adapted for perching, as a bird's foot or claw
- perching frequently or habitually
Origin of insessorial; from Modern Latin Insessores, plural , perching birds ; from Classical Latin insessor, occupant, literally , one who sits in or on ; from insidere (see insidious) + -ial
Perching or adapted for perching: insessorial claws.
Origin of insessorialFrom New Latin &Imacron;nsess&omacron;r&emacron;s, the perchers (former order name), from Latin &imacron;nsessus, past participle of &imacron;nsid&emacron;re, to sit upon; see insidious.
- pertaining to a member of the Order Insessores, or perching birds; perching or designed for perching
From modern Latin Insessores ‘perchers’, from Latin insidere ‘sit upon’, from in- + sedere ‘sit’.