from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name of the dodo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The dodo.

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  • noun archaic The dodo.


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  • In New Holland, fossil remains of the kangaroo have been found, and in New Zealand the semi-foxxilized bones of an enormous bird, resembling the ostrich, the dinornis of Owen, * which is nearly allied to the present spteryx, and but little so to the recently extinct dronte (dodo) of the island of Rodriguez.

    COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 Alexander von Humboldt 1814


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