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bird vs passerine

passerine vs bird

bird and passerine both are nouns.

bird is not an adjective while passerine is an adjective.

bird is a verb but passerine is not a verb.

As nouns, passerine is a hyponym of bird; that is, passerine is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than bird:
  • bird: warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • passerine: 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
bird (noun) passerine (noun)
warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings 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
the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
informal terms for a (young) woman
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
bird (adjective) passerine (adjective)
relating to or characteristic of the passeriform birds
bird (verb) passerine (verb)
watch and study birds in their natural habitat

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