ornithorhynchus


ornithorhynchus
/awr'neuh theuh ring"keuhs/, n.
the platypus.
[1790-1800; < NL: genus name, equiv. to ornitho- ORNITHO- + -rhynchus < Gk rhýnchos bill]

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