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English definition of “roost”

roost

noun [C] uk   /ruːst/ us  
a place, such as a branch of a tree, where birds rest or sleepAnimal dwellings - naturalAnimal Dwellings - man-made

roost

verb [I] uk   /ruːst/ us  
When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.Animal (non-human) behaviour
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