elephant bird definition

  • noun:
    • some of an extinct family of flightless birds comprising the genera Aepyornis and Mullerornis.
    • huge (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird of Madagascar
    • any one of an extinct group of flightless birds comprising the genera Aepyornis and Mullerornis.
    • huge (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird of Madagascar
    • any one of an extinct group of flightless birds comprising the genera Aepyornis and Mullerornis.
    • huge (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird of Madagascar

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