Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A generic name under which the Stanley crane of South Africa has been separated from Anthropoides as T. paradiseus.

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  • A hundred years ago, the American palaeontologist William Beebe predicted that there would be a phase in evolution involving a hypothetical four-winged "tetrapteryx".

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  • From a four-winged, pocket-sized "tetrapteryx" to the feathered ancestor of

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