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: Odontolcae, Odontotormae, and Saururae.

 

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