SHEMITIC

\ʃɛmˈɪtɪk], \ʃɛmˈɪtɪk], \ʃ_ɛ_m_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_k]\
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1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.

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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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