ichthyornis

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ichthyornis

(ˌɪkθɪˈɔːnɪs)
n
(Palaeontology) an extinct Cretaceous sea bird of the genus Ichthyornis, thought to have resembled a tern
[C19: New Latin, from ichthy- + Greek ornis bird]

ich•thy•or•nis

(ˌɪk θiˈɔr nɪs)

n.
any ternlike bird of the extinct Cretaceous genus Ichthyornis.
[< Greek ichthy- ichthy- + órnis bird]