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stru·thi·ous

 (stro͞o′thē-əs, -thē-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling an ostrich or a related bird; ratite.

[From Late Latin strūthiō, ostrich, from Late Greek strouthiōn, from Greek strouthos.]

struthious

(ˈstruːθɪəs) or

struthioid

adj
1. (Animals) (of birds) related to or resembling the ostrich
2. (Animals) of, relating to, or designating all flightless (ratite) birds
[C18: from Late Latin strūthiō, from Greek strouthiōn, from strouthos an ostrich]

stru•thi•ous

(ˈstru θi əs)

adj.
resembling or related to the ostriches or other ratite birds.
[1765–75; < Late Latin strūthi(ō) ostrich < Late Greek strouthíōn, derivative of Greek strouthós sparrow, bird]
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