Deinornis
Deinornis \Dei*nor"nis\, n. [NL.] (Paleon.) See {Dinornis}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Deinornis — Dinornis Di*nor nis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? terrible + ? bird.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct, ostrichlike birds of gigantic size, which formerly inhabited New Zealand. See {Moa}. [Written also {Deinornis}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dinornis — Di*nor nis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? terrible + ? bird.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct, ostrichlike birds of gigantic size, which formerly inhabited New Zealand. See {Moa}. [Written also {Deinornis}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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