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ar•chae•op•ter•yx



Pronunciation: (är"kē-op'tu-riks), [key]
n.
a reptilelike fossil bird of the genus Archaeopteryx, from the late Jurassic Period, having teeth and a long, feathered, vertebrate tail. Cf. protoavis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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