characteristically scratching the ground for food, as a chicken does
Origin of rasorialfrom Modern Latin Rasores, literally , scratchers from Classical Latin rasus (see raze) + -ial
Characteristically scratching the ground for food. Used of birds.
Origin of rasorialFrom Late Latin rāsor scraper from Latin rāsus past participle of rādere to scrape ; see rēd- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more rasorial, superlative most rasorial)
From Rasores, the obsolete taxonomic order of birds including chickens and other poultry.