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avian

[ ey-vee-uhn ]
/ ˈeɪ vi ən /
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adjective

of or relating to birds.

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Origin of avian

First recorded in 1865–70; avi- + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for avian

avian
/ (ˈeɪvɪən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling a bird

Word Origin for avian

C19: from Latin avis bird
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Medical definitions for avian

avian
[ āvē-ən ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds.
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Scientific definitions for avian

avian
[ āvē-ən ]

Relating to birds.
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