Apterygiformes


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Apterygiformes

[‚ap·tə‚rij·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of ratite birds containing three living species, the kiwis, characterized by small eyes, limited eyesight, and nostrils at the tip of the bill.