elephant bird

elephant bird


Definition of ELEPHANT BIRD

:  any of a group (genus Aepyornis or order Aepyornithiformes) of gigantic flightless ratite birds known only from remains found in Madagascar

First Known Use of ELEPHANT BIRD

circa 1889


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