Definition of Archaeopteryx

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



Definition of Archaeopteryx

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of archæopteryx) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Archaeopteryx

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Medical Definition of Archaeopteryx

1. A fossil bird, of the Jurassic period, remarkable for having a long tapering tail of many vertebrae with feathers along each side, and jaws armed with teeth, with other reptilian characteristics. Origin: Gr. Ancient + wing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archaeopteryx

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archaeopteryx (current term)
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Literary usage of Archaeopteryx

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1. How to Write Simple Science Reports by Jo Ellen Moore (1995)
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2. Rad (1883)
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