Struthioniformes

plural noun
Stru·​thi·​on·​i·​for·​mes

Definition of Struthioniformes

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an order of tall terrestrial birds (superorder Neognathae) comprising the ostriches and related extinct birds

Struthioniformes

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Definition of Struthioniformes (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of tinamiformes

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History and Etymology for Struthioniformes

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 16 May. 2022.

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