plural noun

in former classifications : a major division of Aves equivalent to Ratitae
in some classifications : a suborder or other group equivalent to Struthioniformes

Word History


New Latin, from Late Latin, plural of struthion-, struthio ostrich

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“Struthiones.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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