Avian definition

āvē-ən
A bird.
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Relating to birds.
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Relating to or characteristic of birds.
adjective
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Characteristic of or pertaining to birds, or to bird-like or flying creatures.
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A bird.
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A bird-like or flying creature.
noun
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Of or having to do with birds.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
avian
Plural:
avians

Origin of avian

  • From Latin avis bird awi- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin avis, bird + -ian

    From Wiktionary