from The Century Dictionary.

  • The tinamous, or the family Tinamidæ, considered as a superfamily or prime division of carinate birds, having the palate dromæognathous: synonymous with Dromæognathæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) An order of flying, dromæognathous birds, including the tinamous of South America. See tinamou.


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