Struthionidae

plural noun Stru·thi·on·i·dae

Definition of Struthionidae

  1. :  a family of ratite birds (order Struthioniformes) comprising the African ostriches or made coextensive with the order or in former classifications including also the rheas and various other ratite birds

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Origin and Etymology of struthionidae

New Latin, from Struthion-, Struthio, type genus + -idae


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