avianlike

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

avian +‎ -like

AdjectiveEdit

avianlike (comparative more avianlike, superlative most avianlike)

  1. Characteristic of birds.
    • 2009 June 9, Natalie Angier, “Brainy Echidna Proves Looks Aren’t Everything”, New York Times:
      Another avianlike feature is the cloaca, the single orifice through which an echidna or platypus voids waste, has sex and lays eggs, and by which the group gets its name.
Last modified on 27 March 2012, at 10:54