aepyornis defined in 1939 yearaepyornis - Aepyornis (Gr. aipys, tall; ornis, bird);
aepyornis - An extinct wingless bird of Madagascar. Related to the extinct moa and the existing apteryx of New Zealand, it stood about 13 ft. high, and its fossilised eggs, occasionally found in the marshes, are a foot long and correspondingly large in circumference.
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