Neornithes

plural noun
Ne·​or·​ni·​thes | \ nēˈȯrnəˌthēz, ˌnēˌȯrˈnī(ˌ)thēz \

Definition of Neornithes

: a subclass of birds comprising all recent and fossil birds except the Archaeornithes

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Other Words from Neornithes

neornithic \ ¦nēˌȯr¦nithik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Neornithes

New Latin, from ne- + -ornithes

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“Neornithes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Neornithes. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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