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Definition of Ostrich


  1. A large bird of the genus Struthio, of which Struthio camelus of Africa is the best known species. It has long and very strong legs, adapted for rapid running; only two toes; a long neck, nearly bare of feathers; and short wings incapable of flight. The adult male is about eight feet high.
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Ostrich Translations

ostrich in Afrikaans is volstruis
ostrich in Dutch is struisvogel, struis
ostrich in French is autruche
ostrich in Hungarian is strucc
ostrich in Italian is struzzo
ostrich in Portuguese is avestruz
ostrich in Spanish is avestruz
ostrich in Swedish is struts