Insessorial Definition

Adapted for perching, as a bird's foot or claw.
Webster's New World
Perching frequently or habitually.
Webster's New World

Origin of Insessorial

  • From New Latin Īnsessōrēs the perchers (former order name) from Latin īnsessus past participle of īnsidēre to sit upon insidious

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

  • From modern Latin Insessores ‘perchers’, from Latin insidere ‘sit upon’, from in- + sedere ‘sit’.

    From Wiktionary

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