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Ornithurae

Ornithurae

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Proper noun

Ornithurae

  1. A taxonomic clade within the class Aves – a group that includes the ancestors of modern birds, the Carinatae.

Usage notes

  • The taxonomic groupings linking modern birds with their reptilian ancestors have been undergoing a great deal of change for more than a century, and may continue to do so.

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