Definition of Archaeopteryx lithographica

1. Noun. Extinct primitive toothed bird of the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all birds.

Exact synonyms: Archaeopteryx, Archeopteryx
Generic synonyms: Bird
Group relationships: Genus Archaeopteryx, Genus Archeopteryx

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archaeopteryx Lithographica

Arc de Triomphe
Arca
Arcadia
Arcadian
Arcadians
Arcadic
Arcado-Cypriot
Arcady
Arcanobacterium
Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
Arcellidae
Arceuthobium
Arceuthobium pusillum
Archaean
Archaebacteria
Archaeopteryx lithographica
Archaeornithes
Archaeozoic
Archaeozoic aeon
Archaic Latin
Archangel
Archea
Archean
Archean aeon
Archean eon
Archebacteria
Archenemy
Archeozoic
Archeozoic eon
Archer

Literary usage of Archaeopteryx lithographica

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1. The History of Creation, Or, The Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Edwin Ray Lankester (1880)
"This fossil is the Primaeval Griffin, or archaeopteryx lithographica, of which as yet only one specimen has been found in the lithographic slate at ..."

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