Palaeognathae

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From palaeo- +‎ Ancient Greek γνάθος ‎(gnáthos, jaw).

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Palaeognathae

  1. A taxonomic superorder within the infraclass Neornithes—birds that excel in running rather than flying, such as ostriches, emus, rheas, and the tinamous (which can fly).

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