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plural noun

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


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taxonomic synonym of tinamiformes

Word History


Plural noun

New Latin, from Struthion-, Struthio + -iformes

New Latin, from Struthion-, Struthio + -iformes

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“Struthioniformes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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