pulveratricious (comparative more pulveratricious, superlative most pulveratricious)
- (obsolete, rare, of birds) nesting on the ground
1738, Eleazar Albin, William Derham, A natural history of birds, The Pheaſant. Phaſianus:
- a thick Membrane connects the Toes, which is not found in any other of the pulveratricious Birds; the Legs are armed with the Spurs ſhort ſharp and black.