ornis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Ornis, from Ancient Greek ὄρνις (órnis, bird) This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

ornis (plural ornithes)

  1. (formal) A bird.
  2. The birds collectively of a region; avifauna.
    • 1867, The record of zoological literature (volume 3, page 60)
      Baird then proceeds to treat of the eastward movement of American birds, and its influence on the ornis of Greenland and Europe, and vice versâ.

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Noun[edit]

ornīs

  1. dative plural of ornus
  2. ablative plural of ornus