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orthopter

/ (ˈɔːθɒptə) /
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noun
another name for ornithopter
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How to use orthopter in a sentence

  • Ornithopter (or Orthopter)—A flapping wing design of aircraft intended to imitate the flight of a bird.

  • If I had stopped to guess I would probably have considered the author a longicorn beetle or some fiddling orthopter.

    Edge of the Jungle|William Beebe
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