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Verb: roost  roost
  1. Sit, as on a branch
    "The birds roosted high in the tree";
    - perch, rest
     
  2. Settle down or stay, as if on a roost
Noun: roost  roost
  1. A shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
     
  2. A perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

Derived forms: roosting, roosts, roosted

Type of: perch, root, settle, settle down, shelter, sit, sit down, steady down, take root

Encyclopedia: Roost