Last modified on 29 May 2014, at 01:13

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.