noun No·tor·nis \nəˈtȯrnə̇s\

Definition of Notornis

  1. 1 :  porphyrio 1

  2. 2 notornis plural notornis :  takahe Then there's the takahe, the giant flightless “notornis” thought to be extinct until rediscovered in the late 1940s in Fiordland. — Brian Rudman, The New Zealand Herald, 30 June 2010

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Origin and Etymology of notornis

New Latin, from 2not- + New Latin -ornis

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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