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ostrich

os´trich   Pronunciation: ǒs´trich
n.1.(Zool.) A large bird of the genus Struthio, of which Struthio camelus of Africa is the best known species. It has long and very strong legs, adapted for rapid running; only two toes; a long neck, nearly bare of feathers; and short wings incapable of flight. The adult male is about eight feet high.
Ostrich farm
a farm on which ostriches are bred for the sake of their feathers, oil, eggs, etc.
Ostrich farming
the occupation of breeding ostriches for the sake of their feathers, etc.
Ostrich fern
(Bot.) a kind of fern (Onoclea Struthiopteris), the tall fronds of which grow in a circle from the rootstock. It is found in alluvial soil in Europe and North America.
Noun1.ostrichostrich - a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand)
2.ostrich - fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird
To see an ostrich in your dream, suggests that you are not facing reality and living in a world of your own. You may be in denial or unwilling to accept a situation. Alternatively, the ostrich can symbolize truth and justice.human, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
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