"archaeopteryx" Definition

  1. n. A fossil bird, of the Jurassic period, remarkable for having a long tapering tail of many vertebrae with feathers along each side, and jaws armed with teeth, with other reptilian characteristics.

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Position in dictionary: 5978 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "archaeopteryx": 1
Words that end with "archaeopteryx": 1
Words that contain "archaeopteryx": 1
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