struthonian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined in 1963 by Arthur Koestler, irregularly formed from Latin struthio (ostrich)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /struːˈθəʊnɪən/

Noun[edit]

struthonian (plural struthonians)

  1. a person like an ostrich; someone who ignores facts or reality or someone who lacks responsibility