dinornis definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of extinct, ostrichlike wild birds of gigantic size, which previously inhabited brand new Zealand. See moa.
    • The Standard and only genus associated with the extinct household DinornithidÅ“.
    • type genus of the Dinornithidae: large moas
    • A genus of extinct, ostrichlike wild birds of gigantic size, which previously populated brand new Zealand. See moa.
    • The typical and just genus associated with extinct family DinornithidÅ“.
    • type genus associated with Dinornithidae: large moas

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