archeopteryx definition

  • noun:
    • an extinct ancient toothed bird (Archaeopteryx lithographica) associated with Upper Jurassic having a long feathered end and hollow bones; often considered many ancient of most known birds. Same as archaeopteryx.
    • extinct ancient toothed bird associated with Jurassic duration having a long feathered end and hollow bones; generally considered many ancient of most birds
    • an extinct ancient toothed bird (Archaeopteryx lithographica) associated with Upper Jurassic having a lengthy feathered end and hollow bones; frequently considered the most primitive of all known birds. Just like archaeopteryx.
    • extinct ancient toothed bird associated with the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; typically considered the absolute most ancient of all of the birds

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