Ornithischia

plural noun

Or·​nith·​is·​chia ˌȯrnə-ˈthi-skē-ə How to pronounce Ornithischia (audio)
: an order of archosaurian reptiles comprising the ornithischians

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from ornith- + -ischia (from Greek ischion hip joint)

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“Ornithischia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ornithischia. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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