Definition of Archaeornithes

1. Noun. Primitive reptile-like fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archaeornithes

Arca
Arcadia
Arcadian
Arcadians
Arcadic
Arcado-Cypriot
Arcady
Arcanobacterium
Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
Arcellidae
Arceuthobium
Arceuthobium pusillum
Archaean
Archaebacteria
Archaeopteryx lithographica
Archaeornithes (current term)
Archaeozoic
Archaeozoic aeon
Archaic Latin
Archangel
Archea
Archean
Archean aeon
Archean eon
Archebacteria
Archenemy
Archeozoic
Archeozoic eon
Archer
Arches

Literary usage of Archaeornithes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"Of the points of distinction between the Neornithes and the Archaeornithes the most important are that the metacarpals are fused together, the second digit ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... when taken together, although they are not always those upon which the classification has been established:— CLASS AVES I. Sub-class Archaeornithes. ..."

3. Vierteljahrsschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich by Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zürich (1856)
"BOHLIN, B., 1947: The Wing in the Archaeornithes. Zool. Bidr. Uppsala, 25. ... Beitrag zur Osteologie der Archaeornithes. Genf. ..."

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