genus Apteryx


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Noun1.genus Apteryx - type genus of the Apterygidae: kiwis
bird genus - a genus of birds
Apterygidae, family Apterygidae - coextensive with the order Apterygiformes
apteryx, kiwi - nocturnal flightless bird of New Zealand having a long neck and stout legs; only surviving representative of the order Apterygiformes