birdlike

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extinct reptile of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a birdlike beak and membranous wings supported by the very long fourth digit of each forelimb flying reptile , pterosaur
turkey-sized long-legged fossil 75 million years old found in the Gobi Desert having birdlike fused wrist bones and keeled breastbone and a long tail resembling a dinosaur's; short forelimbs end in a single claw instead of wings; classification as bird or Mononychus olecranus
extinct terrestrial reptiles having birdlike pelvises: armored dinosaurs (thyreophorans); boneheaded and horned dinosaurs (marginocephalians); duck-billed dinosaurs (euronithopods) order Ornithischia , Ornithischia
most primitive avian type known; extinct bird of the Triassic having birdlike jaw and hollow limbs and breastbone with dinosaur-like tail and hind limbs protoavis
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