Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to suboscine: Suboxone
(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Tyranni, a suborder of birds that includes broadbills and manakins
sub•os•cine(sʌbˈɒs ɪn, -aɪn)
1. of or pertaining to birds of the suborder Suboscines, of the order Passeriformes, comprising the supposedly more primitive members of the order, with less well developed vocal organs than the oscine birds.n.
2. a suboscine bird.