Struthiones

Stru`thi`o´nes


n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division, or order, of birds, including only the African ostriches.
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Ratites or Struthioniformes: Struthiones, Rheae, Cassuarii, Apteryges (ostriches, rheas, emus, cassowaries, and kiwis), and Tinamiformes (tinamous).