Passerine vs Cuculid - What's the difference?

passerine | cuculid |


As nouns the difference between passerine and cuculid

is that passerine is any bird of the order passeriformes, which comprises more than half of all bird species while cuculid is (zoology) any of the family cuculidae of near-passerine birds, the cuckoos.

As an adjective passerine

is of, or relating to a passerine or perching bird.

passerine

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any bird of the order Passeriformes, which comprises more than half of all bird species.
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    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of, or relating to a passerine or perching bird.
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    cuculid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) Any of the family Cuculidae of near-passerine birds, the cuckoos.