Ornitho is defined as bird.
An example of the ornitho prefix is ornithophobia, meaning a fear of birds.
Bird or birds.
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