archaeornis

noun

an extinct primitive Jurassic bird, formerly placed in the genus Archaeornis but now thought to be a species of archaeopteryx

Nearby words

  1. archaeomagnetism dating,
  2. archaeometry,
  3. archaeon,
  4. archaeon ,
  5. archaeopteryx,
  6. archaeozoic,
  7. archaezoology,
  8. archaic,
  9. archaic homo,
  10. archaic homo sapiens

Word Origin for archaeornis

C19: New Latin, from archaeo- + Greek ornis bird

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