Ornithotomy
Ornithotomy Or`ni*thot"o*my, n. [Gr. 'o`rnis, 'o`rniqos, a bird + te`mnein to cut.] The anatomy or dissection of birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • ornithotomy — or·ni·thot·o·my …   English syllables

  • ornithotomy —   n. anatomy or dissection of birds …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ornithotomy — mē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ornith + tomy : the anatomy or dissection of birds …   Useful english dictionary

  • ornithotomical — ȯ(r)|nithə|tämə̇kəl, |ȯ(r)nəthō|t adjective Etymology: ornithotomy + ical : of or relating to ornithotomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ornithotomical — Or ni*tho*tom ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to ornithotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ornithotomist — Or ni*thot o*mist, n. One who is skilled in ornithotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ornithotomist — ˌȯ(r)nəˈthäd.əmə̇st noun ( s) : a specialist in ornithotomy …   Useful english dictionary

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