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gregarious


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gregarious  \Gre*ga"ri*ous\,  a.  [L.  gregarius,  fr  grex,  gregis, 
  herd;  cf  Gr  ?  to  assemble,  Skr.  jar  to  approach.  Cf 
  {Congregate},  {Egregious}.] 
  Habitually  living  or  moving  in  flocks  or  herds;  tending  to 
  flock  or  herd  together;  not  habitually  solitary  or  living 
  alone.  --Burke. 
 
  No  birds  of  prey  are  gregarious.  --Ray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gregarious 
  adj  1:  tending  to  form  a  group  with  others  of  the  same  kind 
  "gregarious  bird  species";  "man  is  a  gregarious 
  animal"  [ant:  {ungregarious}] 
  2:  seeking  and  enjoying  the  company  of  others  "a  gregarious 
  person  who  avoids  solitude" 




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