avianlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

avian +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

avianlike (comparative more avianlike, superlative most avianlike)

  1. Characteristic of birds.
    • 2009 June 9, Natalie Angier, “Brainy Echidna Proves Looks Aren’t Everything”, New York Times:
      Another avianlike feature is the cloaca, the single orifice through which an echidna or platypus voids waste, has sex and lays eggs, and by which the group gets its name.