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  • n. The fossil remains of a bird.
  • n. A stone of various colours bearing the figures of birds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fossil remains of a bird.
  • n. A stone of various colors bearing the figures of birds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fossil bird; the fossilized remains of a bird. The oldest fossil known to be that of a bird is Jurassic. See cut under Archæopteryx.

Etymologies

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ornitho- + -lite

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