ornithorhynchus


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ornithorhynchus \Or`ni*tho*rhyn"chus\, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr.
   'o`rnis, 'o`rniqos, a bird + ? snout, beak.] (Zool.)
   A genus of monotremes including the platypus ({Ornithorhyncus
   anatinus}). See Duck mole, under Duck.
   [1913 Webster]
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