aepyornis


aepyornis

noun

  1. an extinct genus of ratite birds, best known from the Pleistocene Epoch of Madagascar, having massive legs and rudimentary wings, and growing to a height of 8 feet (2.4 meters).

noun

  1. any of the large extinct flightless birds of the genus Aepyornis, remains of which have been found in Madagascar

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