Crossword clues for archeopteryx
The Collaborative International Dictionary
archeopteryx \archeopteryx\ n. 1. an extinct primitive toothed bird ( Archaeopteryx lithographica) of the Upper Jurassic having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all known birds. Same as archaeopteryx.
n. extinct primitive toothed bird of the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all birds [syn: archaeopteryx, Archaeopteryx lithographica]
Usage examples of "archeopteryx".
The three clones were sitting across from him gnawing enthusiastically on broasted archeopteryx wings.
One persistent archeopteryx in particular kept attacking their provisions in hopes of stealing one of the smaller brightly wrapped packages of food.
Larger than a bald eagle, she was white with bluish chevrons, furry, monkey-faced, falcon-beaked, saber-toothed, wolf-eared, bat-winged, archeopteryx-tailed, and vulture-footed.