Stereornithes

plural noun
Stere·​or·​ni·​thes | \ ˌsterēˈȯrnəˌthēz, ˌstir-, -ˌȯrˈnī(ˌ)thēz \

Definition of Stereornithes

in former classifications
: an artificial or a composite order of very large Miocene Patagonian birds believed to be ratite and mostly included in the order Gruiformes

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Other Words from Stereornithes

stereornithic \ ¦⸗⸗ˌȯr¦nithik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Stereornithes

New Latin, from stere- + -ornithes

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“Stereornithes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stereornithes. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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