Definitions and Synonyms of order passeriformes | Another word for order passeriformes | What is order passeriformes?
Definition 1: largest order of birds comprising about half the known species; rooks; finches; sparrows; tits; warblers; robins; wrens; swallows; etc.; the four suborders are Eurylaimi and Tyranni and Menurae and Oscines or Passeres - [noun denoting animal]
Synonyms for order passeriformes in the sense of this definition
(order passeriformes is a member of ...) perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
(order passeriformes is a member of ...) 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