Definition of Ornithic

1. a. Of or pertaining to birds; as, ornithic fossils.

Definition of Ornithic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to birds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ornithic

1. pertaining to birds [adj]

Medical Definition of Ornithic

1. Of or pertaining to birds; as, ornithic fossils. Origin: Gr, a bird. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ornithic

ornature
orned
ornee
ornerier
orneriest
orneriness
ornerinesses
ornery
ornidazole
orning
ornipressin
ornis
ornises
ornith-
ornithes
ornithic (current term)
ornithichnite
ornithichnites
ornithichnology
ornithinaemia
ornithine
ornithine-oxo-acid transaminase
ornithine acetyltransferase
ornithine carbamoyltransferase
ornithine cycle
ornithine d-aminotransferase
ornithine decarboxylase
ornithine transaminase
ornithine transcarbamoylase
ornithine transcarbamylase

Literary usage of Ornithic

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1. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt, Elise C. Otté (1860)
"An interesting memoir on the probable geological position and age of the ornithic bone deposits of New Zealand, by Dr. Mantell, bused on the observations of ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"He saw that some of the characters were ornithic, and that others were reptilian, ... But, though the general appearance is ornithic, and the number of ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1873)
"He saw that some of the characters ornithic, and that others were reptilian, ... But, though i general appearance is ornithic, and the number of phalanges ..."

4. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1901)
"From four to six vertebrae enter into the composition of the sacrum, and become connected with the ilia in a manner which is partly ornithic, ..."

5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1870)
"There are very few other ornithic remains in strata of pre- tertiary date. Most of the bones from the Wealden and cretaceous beds formerly attributed to ..."

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