An example of ornis is the group of birds that lived in southern Africa during the 8th century.
Origin of ornisGerman from Classical Greek ornis, bird: see ornitho-
- An avifauna; a bird.
From German Ornis, from Ancient Greek á½„ÏÎ½Î¹Ï‚ (ornis, “bird")
- Used to form genus names of birds
New Latin, from Ancient Greek ὄρνις (ornis, “bird”)