AEpyornis


AEpyornis
aepyornis aepyornis, ||AEpyornis [AE]`py*or"nis, n. [Gr. ? high + ? bird.] A gigantic (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird, of which fossils were found in Madagascar.

Syn: elephant bird [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.