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Dinornis

Dinornis Meaning & Definition
Dinornis Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dinornis?

[n] type genus of the Dinornithidae: large moas

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dinornis: genus Dinornis

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See Also | bird genus | Dinornis giganteus | Dinornithidae | family Dinornithidae | giant moa

Dinornis In Webster's Dictionary

\Di*nor"nis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? terrible + ? bird.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct, ostrichlike birds of gigantic size, which formerly inhabited New Zealand. See {Moa}. [Written also {Deinornis}.]

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