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 for Oscines
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Oscines \Os"ci*nes\, n. pl. [L. oscen, -inis.] (Zool.)
     Singing birds; a group of the Passeres, having numerous
     syringeal muscles, conferring musical ability.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Oscines
      n 1: two names for the suborder of typical songbirds [syn:
           Oscines, suborder Oscines, Passeres, suborder
           Passeres]

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