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Ostrich

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(n.) A large bird of the genus Struthio, of which Struthio camelus of Africa is the best known species. It has long and very strong legs, adapted for rapid running; only two toes; a long neck, nearly bare of feathers; and short wings incapable of flight. The adult male is about eight feet high.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Ostrich'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/o/ostrich.html. 1828.

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