Definition of Struthio camelus

1. Noun. Fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird.

Exact synonyms: Ostrich
Generic synonyms: Flightless Bird, Ratite, Ratite Bird
Group relationships: Genus Struthio, Struthio



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Struthio Camelus

Strombus gigas
Strong Island
Strongylodon
Strongylodon macrobotrys
Strontian
Stroop effect
Strophanthus kombe
Stropharia
Stropharia ambigua
Stropharia hornemannii
Stropharia rugoso-annulata
Strophariaceae
Struga
Strumica
Struthio
Struthio camelus (current term)
Struthionidae
Struthioniformes
Stryker
Strykers
Strymon
Strymon melinus
Sts'Ailes
Stu
Stuart
Stuart Davis
Stubbs
Stuckism
Stuckist
Stuckists

Literary usage of Struthio camelus

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

1. Ostriches and Ostrich Farming by Julius de Mosenthal, James Edmund Harting (1877)
"Struthio camelus,1 LINN^US. The ostrich — Brief description of old and young — Its antiquity as a species — The ostrich in Scripture and in history ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"Several years since I wrote out a brief account of Struthio camelus, with the intention of setting forth the various views entertained by avian ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"OSTRICH, a great African running-bird (Struthio camelus). ... prevailing opinion at present — have distinguished three: Struthio camelus of northern Africa, ..."

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