Synonyms
Antonyms

1. ratite

noun. flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds.

Synonyms

  • Struthio camelus
  • Pterocnemia pennata
  • bird
  • ostrich
  • aepyornis
  • Rhea americana
  • emu
  • ratite bird
  • Emu novaehollandiae
  • kiwi
  • Dromaius novaehollandiae
  • apteryx
  • elephant bird
  • moa
  • nandu
  • flightless bird
  • rhea

Antonyms

  • flying bird
  • carinate bird
  • keel
  • bird

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Sentences with ratite


1. Adjective
A rhea is a bird originating from South America that belongs to the ratite family.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The ostrich is a member of an ancient bird family called the ratite.

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