subclass Archaeornithes

noun
primitive reptile-like fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous
Syn: ↑Archaeornithes
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves

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  • Archaeornithes — n. 1. 1 a subclass of primitive reptilelike fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous. Syn: subclass Archaeornithes [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Archaeornithes — noun primitive reptile like fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous • Syn: ↑subclass Archaeornithes • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Ibero-mesornis — noun a genus of fossil bird of the subclass Archaeornithes • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Archaeornithes, ↑subclass Archaeornithes • Member Meronyms: ↑Ibero mesornis …   Useful english dictionary

  • vertebrate — /verr teuh brit, brayt /, adj. 1. having vertebrae; having a backbone or spinal column. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Vertebrata (or Craniata), a subphylum of chordate animals, comprising those having a brain enclosed in a skull or cranium… …   Universalium

  • Aves — noun (ornithology) the class of birds • Syn: ↑class Aves • Topics: ↑ornithology • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Aves — noun (ornithology) the class of birds • Syn: ↑Aves • Topics: ↑ornithology • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Archaeopteryx — noun a genus of fossil birds • Syn: ↑genus Archeopteryx • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Archaeornithes, ↑subclass Archaeornithes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Archaeornis — noun a genus of fossil bird • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Archaeornithes, ↑subclass Archaeornithes • Member Meronyms: ↑archaeornis …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Archeopteryx — noun a genus of fossil birds • Syn: ↑genus Archaeopteryx • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Archaeornithes, ↑subclass Archaeornithes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Sinornis — noun a genus of fossil birds • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Archaeornithes, ↑subclass Archaeornithes • Member Meronyms: ↑Sinornis …   Useful english dictionary

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