<paleontology> An extinct order of birds having a long vertebrated tail with quills along each side of it. Archaeopteryx is the type. See Archaeopteryx, and Odontornithes.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A lizard + a tail.

(01 Mar 1998)

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