noun Rham·pho·rhyn·chus

Definition of Rhamphorhynchus

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Rhamphorhynchidae) of pterosaurs having an elongated tail supporting a leathery expansion at the tip and slender forwardly directed teeth

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Origin and Etymology of rhamphorhynchus

New Latin, from rhamph- + -rhynchus

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