Odontholcae
Odontolcae O`don*tol"cae, prop. n. pl. [NL., from Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth + ? a furrow.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of ostrichlike aquatic birds having teeth, which are set in a groove in the jaw. It includes {Hesperornis}, and allied genera. See {Hesperornis}. [Written also {Odontholcae}, and {Odontoholcae}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Odontoholcae — Odontolcae O don*tol cae, prop. n. pl. [NL., from Gr. odoy s, odo ntos, a tooth + ? a furrow.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of ostrichlike aquatic birds having teeth, which are set in a groove in the jaw. It includes {Hesperornis}, and allied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Odontolcae — O don*tol cae, prop. n. pl. [NL., from Gr. odoy s, odo ntos, a tooth + ? a furrow.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of ostrichlike aquatic birds having teeth, which are set in a groove in the jaw. It includes {Hesperornis}, and allied genera. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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