Casuariiformes

plural noun

Ca·​su·​ari·​ifor·​mes
ˌkazhəˌwa(a)rēəˈfȯrˌmēz
: an order of large ostrichlike birds (superorder Neognathae) comprising the cassowaries and the emus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Casuarius, type genus + -iformes

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“Casuariiformes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Casuariiformes. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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