Enaliornis

noun
En·​al·​i·​or·​nis | \ ə̇ˌnalēˈȯrnə̇s \

Definition of Enaliornis

: a genus comprising Cretaceous swimming birds from the Greensand formations of England and related to Hesperornis

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History and Etymology for Enaliornis

New Latin, from enali- (from Greek enalios of the sea) + -ornis

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“Enaliornis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Enaliornis. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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