Ornithocephalus

noun
Or·​nitho·​ceph·​a·​lus | \ ˌȯ(r)nə(ˌ)thōˈsefələs, ȯ(r)ˌnithəˈs- \

Definition of Ornithocephalus

: the first discovered and best known genus of pterodactyls (type of the family Ornithocephalidae)

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History and Etymology for Ornithocephalus

New Latin, from ornith- + -cephalus

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“Ornithocephalus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ornithocephalus. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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