struthious

adjective
stru·​thi·​ous | \ ˈstrü-thē-əs How to pronounce struthious (audio) , -t͟hē- How to pronounce struthious (audio) \

Definition of struthious

: of, relating to, or resembling the ostrich or related ratite birds

First Known Use of struthious

1773, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for struthious

Late Latin struthio ostrich, irregular from Greek strouthos

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“Struthious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/struthious. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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