Definition of ornithic in English:

ornithic

Pronunciation /ɔːˈnɪθɪk/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds; avian.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From Hellenistic Greek ὀρνιθικός of or for birds from ancient Greek ὀρνιθ-, ὄρνις bird + -ικός.