O*don`tor*ni*"thes\, n. pl. [NL., fr.Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth + ?, ?, a bird.] (Paleon.) A group of Mesozoic birds having the jaws armed with teeth, as in most other vertebrates. They have been divided into three orders: Odontolc[ae], Odontotorm[ae], and Saurur[ae].
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