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”[1], 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.