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How to use ornis in a sentence
This arises mainly from the large number of Tyrannidæ belonging to the Argentine ornis.Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2) | P. L. Sclater
The presence of three species of Coots, all apparently in abundance, is a somewhat special peculiarity of the Argentine ornis.Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2) | P. L. Sclater
ornis, or′nis, n. the birds collectively of a region, its avifauna.
British Dictionary definitions for ornis
a less common word for avifauna
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