CONTORNIATI

\kəntˌɔːnɪˈɑːti], \kəntˌɔːnɪˈɑːti], \k_ə_n_t_ˌɔː_n_ɪ__ˈɑː_t_i]\
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1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.

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dromaeognathae

  • Prof. Huxley's classification a sub-order Carinatae (birds having sternum with keel), including but one family, Tinamidae tinamous. In this suborder the bones of upper jaw or skull are like what they struthious swift-footed birds, as ostrich.
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