Large bird. Oldest form *ə₃er-, colored to *ə₃or-.
1. Suffixed form *or-n-. erne, from Old English earn, eagle, from Germanic *arnuz, eagle.
2. Suffixed form *or-n-īth-. ornitho-; aepyornis, ichthyornis, notornis, from Greek ornīs (stem ornīth-), bird.
[Pokorny 1. er- 325.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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