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n. - Used in former classifications to include all of a particular bird order.

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  • The road from Reptiles to Birds is by way of Dinosauria to the Ratitae.
  • Lastly, among the primary divisions of birds we find a purely terrestrial group -- the Ratitae, including the ostriches, cassowaries, etc.; other great groups, including... for more
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