WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ra•so•ri•al (rə sôr′ē əl, -sōr′-),USA pronunciation adj.
- Birdsgiven to scratching the ground for food, as chickens;
- Birdspertaining to a bird's foot adapted for scratching.
- Neo-Latin Rasor(es) former name of the order, Late Latin rāsorēs, plural of rāsor scratcher (Latin rād(ere) to scrape, scratch + -tor -tor, with dt
s; compare raze) + -ial
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