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ornithic

[ awr-nith-ik ]
/ ɔrˈnɪθ ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to birds.
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Origin of ornithic

1850–55; <Greek ornīthikós birdlike, equivalent to ornīth-ornith- + -ikos-ic
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British Dictionary definitions for ornithic

ornithic
/ (ɔːˈnɪθɪk) /

adjective
of or relating to birds or a bird fauna

Word Origin for ornithic

C19: from Greek ornithikos, from ornis bird
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