Definition of Struthious

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Struthiones, or Ostrich tribe.



Definition of Struthious

1. Adjective. like an ostrich or other ratite ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Struthious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Struthious

strung-out
strung together
strunt
strunted
strunting
strunts
strunzite
struse
struses
strut
strut one's stuff
struth
struthian
struthiomimus
struthioniform
struthious (current term)
struthonian
struthonians
struts
strutted
strutter
strutters
strutting
struttingly
struvite
struvites
strychnia
strychnic
strychnine
strychnines

Literary usage of Struthious

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1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1896)
"... in a position to offer to this Society some preliminary notes upon the subject in respect of the remains of the large struthious bird which were found ..."

2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"A gigantic struthious bird ... the struthious birds, living and extinct, are confined to the Southern hemisphere, each continent having its peculiar forms. ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"A gigantic struthious bird ... the struthious birds, living and extinct, are confined to the Southern hemisphere, each continent having its peculiar forms. ..."

4. Habit and Intelligence: A Series of Essays on the Laws of Life and Mind by Joseph John Murphy (1879)
"But if this is true, the struthious birds, which are also short-tailed, ... is due to a reversion of the struthious birds towards the origin of the class. ..."

5. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"Pandanus.—Its remarkable distribution in oceanic groups.—To be attributed perhaps to extinct Columbas or extinct struthious birds.— Barringtonia.—Guettarda. ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1866)
"... 17. , Principal Forbes on the laws of the conduction of, in bars, 12. •Hewlett (Rev. F. ) on the occurrence of the bones of extinct struthious birds ..."

7. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... of living vertebrata and those of extinct Post-pliocene species—Extinct struthious birds of New Zealand —Fluctuations of climate in Post-glacial period ..."

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