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Aves

[ ey-veez ]
/ ˈeɪ viz /
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noun (used with a plural verb)
a class of vertebrates comprising the birds.
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Origin of Aves

1895–1900; <New Latin; Latin, plural of avis bird
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British Dictionary definitions for Aves

Aves
/ (ˈeɪviːz) /

pl n
the class of vertebrates comprising the birdsSee bird (def. 1)

Word Origin for Aves

pl of Latin avis bird
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