Struthioniformes

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plural noun

Stru·​thi·​on·​i·​for·​mes
: an order of tall terrestrial birds (superorder Neognathae) comprising the ostriches and related extinct birds

Struthioniformes

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taxonomic synonym of tinamiformes

Word History

Etymology

Plural noun

New Latin, from Struthion-, Struthio + -iformes

New Latin, from Struthion-, Struthio + -iformes

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“Struthioniformes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Struthioniformes. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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