Struthiones

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Struthiones (Zoöl) A division, or order, of birds, including only the African ostriches.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • struthiones The ostriches in a broad sense; the struthious or ratite birds. See Ratitæ, and cuts under cassowary, Dromæus, emu, ostrich, and Rhea.
    • struthiones An ordinal group restricted to the genus Struthio.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Struthio

Usage

In literature:

Struthiones Ostrich, rhea, cassowaries, emeus, apteryx.
"North America" by Israel C. Russell
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