Subject: [Tweeters] Interesting etymology of the word oscine
Date: Thu Aug 19 00:39:32 PDT 2021
From: Rachel Lawson - rwlawson5593 at

The Oxford English Dictionary Word of the Day for August 10 was oscines, n. From Roman History. Birds from whose song or call (rather than flight) auguries were taken, as ravens, owls, etc.

Rachel Lawson
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