Definition of ostrich :
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.
bird (part of speech: noun)
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- At last every diamond is fastened upon the ball- dress, among its trimming of white ostrich- feathers. - "Erlach Court", Ossip Schubin.
- They are as brave as eagles, but as clumsy as the ostrich, and as fond of the sand without water. - "Springhaven A Tale of the Great War", R. D. Blackmore.
- " The Ostrich, because he is the largest," one called out. - "South-African Folk-Tales", James A. Honey.