stru·​thi·​ous ˈstrü-thē-əs How to pronounce struthious (audio) -t͟hē- How to pronounce struthious (audio)
: of, relating to, or resembling the ostrich or related ratite birds

Word History


Late Latin struthio ostrich, irregular from Greek strouthos

First Known Use

1773, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of struthious was in 1773


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Cite this Entry

“Struthious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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