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dronte
Dodo Do"do, n.; pl. Dodoes. [Said to be fr. Pg. doudo silly, foolish (cf. Booby); this is fr. Prov. E. dold, the same word as E. dolt.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, extinct bird (Didus ineptus), formerly inhabiting the Island of Mauritius. It had short, half-fledged wings, like those of the ostrich, and a short neck and legs; -- called also dronte. It was related to the pigeons.
Dronte
Dronte Dron"te, n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.) The dodo.

Meaning of dronte from wikipedia

- small wings. The crew of the Dutch ship Gelderland referred to the bird as "Dronte" (meaning "swollen") in 1602, a name that is still used in some languages...
- 1007/BF01671614. S2CID 23510175. Stresemann, Erwin (1958). "Wie hat die Dronte (Raphus cucullatus L.) ausgesehen?". Journal of Ornithology (in German)...
- Hero of the Day Directed by Georg Marischka Written by Curt J. Braun Peter Dronte Gustav Kampendonk Produced by Kurt Ulrich Starring O.W. Fischer Linda Christian...
- Frauenfeld, G. R. (1868). "Auffindung einer bisher unbekannten abbildung des dronte und eines zweiten kurzflügeligen wahrscheinlich von den Maskarenen stammenden...
- 1820s, the French navigator Louis de Freycinet asked an old slave about drontes (old Dutch word for dodo), and was told the bird existed around Saint-Joseph...
- Kong, Marilyn Monroe, Helena, and an extensive animal kingdom including a dronte chick. The 12.30 m high structure (height of fire 10 m), a sector and cross...
- the Tarock V or VI as a Bird, the former being referred to as the Dodo (Dronte). Austrian law views Königrufen – like all variants of Tarock card games...
- Vesper, Die Inseln im Landmeer und neue Gedichte 1986 Michael Krüger, Die Dronte 1987 Wulf Kirsten, Die Erde bei Meißen 1988 Elke Erb, Kastanienallee 1989...
- Spanish-language science fiction and fantasy magazine printed by Ediciones Dronte. "'Idiosyncrasies" (1979) - A short story by Maxim Jakubowski. "Take Me...