Definitions for diatryma
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A big-beaked prehistoric bird in the genus Gastornis which is larger than the ostrich. They supposedly died out 15- to 25-million years ago due to a vast climate change.
an extinct eocene bird from New Mexico, larger than the ostrich
Origin: [NL., from Gr. dia` through + hole.]
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