plural noun Ca·su·ari·ifor·mes \ˌkazhəˌwa(a)rēəˈfȯrˌmēz\

Definition of Casuariiformes

  1. :  an order of large ostrichlike birds (superorder Neognathae) comprising the cassowaries and the emus

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Origin and Etymology of casuariiformes

New Latin, from Casuarius, type genus + -iformes

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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