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Grade 8 English
1.36 avis: bird

Directions: The following questions are related to words derived from the root form "avis", which means "bird". Match the words with their definitions. After you verify the answers, write the words, their definitions, and example sentences using the words on a sheet of paper.

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Grade 8 English
1.36 avis: bird

Q 1: avian
related to plants
a type of drink
related to birds

Q 2: aviary
a gymnasium
a large bird cage
a stadium

Q 3: aviation
the design and production of boats
the design and production of aircraft
the design and production of cars

Q 4: aviatrix
a small airplane
a man pilot
a woman who operates an aircraft; a woman pilot; a woman aviator.

Q 5: aviculture
the raising, keeping, and care of birds
the raising, keeping, and care of cattle
a form of agriculture

Q 6: aviator
one who operates an aircraft; a pilot.
a mountain climber
someone who a clown

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