flightless bird

flightless bird
noun
flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
Syn: ↑ratite, ↑ratite bird
Ant: ↑carinate (for: ↑ratite)
Hypernyms: ↑bird
Hyponyms:

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