gregarious


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
   [1913 Webster]

         No birds of prey are gregarious.         --Ray.
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