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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of struthious birds, of the order or subclass Ratitæ, having three toes, the wings rudimentary, and the aftershafts of the feathers highly developed.
  • The Casuariinæ alone, elevated to the rank of a family, the emus in this case being separated as another family, Dromæidæ.

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