plural noun
Odon·​tor·​ni·​thes | \ ˌōˌdän‧ˈtȯrnəˌthēz, -ˌtȯrˈnī(ˌ)thēz \

Definition of Odontornithes

in some classifications
: a group of Mesozoic toothed birds comprising the Odontolcae and the Odontormae

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Other Words from Odontornithes

odontornithic \ ¦⸗ˌdän‧ˌtȯr¦nithik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Odontornithes

New Latin, from odont- + Greek ornithes, plural of ornis bird

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“Odontornithes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odontornithes. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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