from The Century Dictionary.
- An order of Jurassic birds represented by the genus Archæopteryx, and conterminous with the subclass Saururæ: correlated with Pteropappi (or Odontotormæ) and with Dromæopappi (or Odontolcæ). See cut under
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun plural (Zoöl.) An extinct order of birds. It includes only the Archæopteryx.
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