Definition of 'ratite'
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Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Less than 200 years ago, the ratites (named after the Latin for having a flattened sternum, a result of not needing powerful flying muscles) were still thriving.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Characteristically mixing scholarly inquiries with fun, he considers the great ratite enigmas: why don't they fly or sing, or have proper feathers?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Definition of ratite from the Collins English Dictionary