Ra*so`res (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. radere, rasum, to scratch. See Rase, v. t.] Zool.

An order of birds; the Gallinae.

Formely, the word Rasores was used in a wider sense, so as to include other birds now widely separated in classification.


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