Stru·​thio | \ ˈstrüthē(ˌ)ō, -üt͟h- \

Definition of Struthio

: a genus (the type of the family Struthionidae) of birds comprising the African ostriches

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Other Words from Struthio

struthioid \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Struthio

New Latin Struthion-, Struthio, from Late Latin, ostrich, irregular from Greek strouthos ostrich, sparrow; perhaps akin to Old English thrysce thrush

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“Struthio.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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