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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Epiornis  \Ep`i*or"nis\,  n.  [NL.:  cf  F.  ['e]piornis.  See 
  {[AE]pyornis}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  gigantic  ostrichlike  birds  of  the  genus 
  {[AE]piornis},  only  recently  extinct.  Its  remains  have  been 
  found  in  Madagascar.  [Written  also  {[AE]pyornis}.]