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One entry found for ostrich.
Main Entry: os·trich
Pronunciation: primarystressäs-trich, primarystressodots-
Function: noun
1 : a very large bird of Africa that often weighs as much as 300 pounds (140 kilograms) runs very quickly but cannot fly, and has large wing and tail feathers used especially formerly in dusters and fans and to adorn hats and clothing
2 : one who tries to avoid danger by refusing to face it
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