Aepyornithiformes


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Related to Aepyornithiformes: elephant bird, Aepyornithidae, Vorompatra

Aepyornithiformes

[‚ē·pē‚ȯr‚nith·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(paleontology)
The elephant birds, an extinct order of ratite birds in the superorder Neognathae.
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