carinate bird


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Noun1.carinate bird - birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight musclescarinate bird - birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
keel - the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly