Words nearby ornith-
Other definitions for ornith- (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT USE ORNITH-
What does ornith- mean?
Ornith- comes from the Greek órnīs, meaning “bird.”
Ornith- is a variant of ornitho-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Examples of ornith-
An example of a word that features the combining form ornith- is ornithoid, meaning “resembling a bird.”
What are some words that use or are related to the combining form ornith-?
- ornithischian (from the equivalent form of ornith- in New Latin)
- ornithosis from the equivalent form of ornith- in New Latin)
What are some other forms that ornith- may be commonly confused with?