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1. One that perches.
2. A bird whose feet are adapted for perching.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.percher - a person situated on a perch
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.percher - a bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches)percher - a bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches); this order is now generally abandoned by taxonomists
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
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