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a·vi·an

 (ā′vē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds.

[From Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots.]

avian

(ˈeɪvɪən)
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling a bird
[C19: from Latin avis bird]

a•vi•an

(ˈeɪ vi ən)

adj.
of or pertaining to birds.
[1865–70; < Latin avi(s) bird + -an1, probably on the model of apian: apiary]

a·vi·an

(ā′vē-ən)
Relating to birds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.avian - pertaining to or characteristic of birdsavian - pertaining to or characteristic of birds
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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