VOLUCRINE

\vˈɒləkɹˌa͡ɪn], \vˈɒləkɹˌa‍ɪn], \v_ˈɒ_l_ə_k_ɹ_ˌaɪ_n]\
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  • vol'[=u]-krin, adj. pertaining to birds, bird-like. [L. volucris, a bird--vol[=a]re, to fly.]
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Davidson

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