archaeornis
archaeornis archaeornis n. 1. an extinct primitive toothed bird with a long feathered tail and three free clawed digits on each wing. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • archaeornis — [är΄kēôr′nis] n. 〚ModL /span> ARCHAE(O) + Gr ornis, bird: see ORNITHO 〛 a bird (genus Archaeornis) of the Jurassic Period, that resembled the archaeopteryx * * * …   Universalium

  • archaeornis — [är΄kēôr′nis] n. [ModL < ARCHAE(O) + Gr ornis, bird: see ORNITHO ] a bird (genus Archaeornis) of the Jurassic Period, that resembled the archaeopteryx …   English World dictionary

  • archaeornis — noun extinct primitive toothed bird with a long feathered tail and three free clawed digits on each wing • Hypernyms: ↑bird • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Archaeornis * * * ˌärkēˈȯrnə̇s noun Etymology: New Latin, from archae + ornis …   Useful english dictionary

  • archaeornis — ar·chae·or·nis …   English syllables

  • archaeornis —   n. fossil, beakless, reptile like bird …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • genus Archaeornis — noun a genus of fossil bird • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Archaeornithes, ↑subclass Archaeornithes • Member Meronyms: ↑archaeornis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Archaeopteryx — Taxobox name = Archaeopteryx fossil range = fossil range|155.0|150.0Late Jurassic image width = 300px image caption = A model of Archaeopteryx lithographica on display at the Oxford University Museum. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis …   Wikipedia

  • Archaeopterygidae — Archaeopteryx  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Archaeopteris …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Archaeopteryx —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Archaeopteris …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Archeopterix — Archaeopteryx  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Archaeopteris …   Wikipédia en Français

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