Odontolcae

plural noun
Odon·​tol·​cae | \ ˌōˌdän‧ˈtälˌsē \

Definition of Odontolcae

in some classifications
: a superorder of Aves including Hesperornis and related genera of extinct aquatic birds with teeth set in a groove

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History and Etymology for Odontolcae

New Latin, from odont- + -olcae (from Greek holkos, holkē furrow)

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“Odontolcae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odontolcae. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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