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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of fossil birds of the family Hesperornithidæ. The best-known species is H. regalis, discovered in 1870 in the yellow chalk of the pteranodon beds of Kansas.
O. C. Marsh, 1872.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Paleon.) A genus of large, extinct, wingless birds from the Cretaceous deposits of Kansas, belonging to the Odontornithes. They had teeth, and were essentially carnivorous swimming ostriches. Several species are known. See
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Does not include "protobirds," which are still dinosaurs (and thus are left on my Dinosaurs list). (They are tagged as such for easier identification, though surely I missed a lot of them.)
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