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Ichthyornis

[ik-thee-awr-nis] /ˌɪk θiˈɔr nɪs/
noun
1.
an extinct genus of toothed birds having vertebrae resembling those of fishes.
Origin of Ichthyornis
< New Latin (1872) < Greek ichthy- ichthy- + órnis “bird”
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ichthyornis

/ˌɪkθɪˈɔːnɪs/
noun
1.
an extinct Cretaceous sea bird of the genus Ichthyornis, thought to have resembled a tern
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from ichthy- + Greek ornis bird
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