Odontolcae
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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  • odontolcae — odon·tol·cae …   English syllables

  • odontolcae — ˌōˌdän.ˈtälˌsē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from odont + olcae (from Greek holkos, holkē furrow) more at sulcus in some classifications : a superorder of Aves including Hesperornis and related genera of …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Hesperornithes — Taxobox name = Hesperornithes fossil range = Late Cretaceous (Albian Maastrichtian) image width = 250px image caption = Hesperornis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Hesperornithes subclassis authority = Fürbringer,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hesperornithiformes —   Hesperornithes Rango temporal: Cretácico Superior (Albiano Maastrichtiano) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Odontornithes — is an obsolete and disused taxonomic term proposed by O. C. Marsh for birds possessing teeth, notably the genera Hesperornis and Ichthyornis from the Cretaceous deposits of Kansas. In 1875 March divided this subclass into Odontolcae, with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hesperornithes — Hesperornithiformes Hesperornithiformes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hesperornithiformes — Hesperornithiformes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Odonthornithes — Ichthyornis …   Wikipédia en Français

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