nonavian

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adjective non·avi·an \ˌnän-ˈā-vē-ən\

Definition of nonavian

  1. :  not of or relating to birds :  not avian … assorted nonavian creatures whirring, buzzing and croaking. — Richard Conniff nonavian anatomy; also :  not including any members of the class (Aves) comprising birds Whereas the last of the nonavian dinosaurs certainly perished 64.5 million years ago, many other animals survived … — James Gurney

1907

First Known Use of nonavian

1907


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