Ornitho meaning

ôrnəthō, ôrnəthə
Ornitho is defined as bird.

An example of the ornitho prefix is ornithophobia, meaning a fear of birds.

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Bird.

Ornithosis.

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Bird or birds.

Ornithology.

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Origin of ornitho

  • < Gr ornis (gen. ornithos), bird < IE base *er-, eagle, large bird > Goth ara

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin ornītho- from Greek from ornīs ornīth- bird or- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition