Definition of Ornithorhynchus anatinus

1. Noun. Small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ornithorhynchus Anatinus

Ornithodoros parkeri
Ornithodoros rudis
Ornithodoros savigni
Ornithodoros talaje
Ornithodoros tholozani
Ornithodoros turicata
Ornithodoros venezuelensis
Ornithodoros verrucosus
Ornithogalum
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
Ornithogalum thyrsoides
Ornithogalum umbellatum
Ornithomimida
Ornithonyssus
Ornithorhynchidae
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (current term)
Oro
Orobanchaceae
Oromos
Orono
Orontes
Orontium
Orontium aquaticum
Orosirian
Oroya fever
Orozco
Orphean
Orpheus
Orphic

Literary usage of Ornithorhynchus anatinus

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1. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"(Ornithorhynchus anatinus.} one of which is widely different from the other ... The duckbill (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), as the single representative of the ..."

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