Odontornithes O*don`tor*ni*"thes, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth + ?, ?, a bird.] (Paleon.) A group of Mesozoic birds having the jaws armed with teeth, as in most other vertebrates. They have been divided into three orders: Odontolc[ae], Odontotorm[ae], and Saurur[ae]. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hesperornis — Hargeria redirects here. This is also an (invalid) name of a genus of tanaidacean crustaceans in the family Leptocheliidae. Hesperornis Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 83.5–78 Ma …   Wikipedia

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