Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ornithology: The adjutant-bird, Ardea argala (Latham), now Leptoptilus argala, of India. A similar bird of Africa, Leptoptilus cruminiferus. Temminek. Properly called marabou. A generic name of both these birds. Hodgson, 1838. See adjutant-bird, marabou.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The adjutant bird.
- Native name. (Wiktionary)
“One of the distinctive characteristics of the adjutant, or "argala," as it is better known to the Indians, -- and one, too, of its ugliest”
“Another great stork -- differing both from the _argala_ of Asia and the”
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