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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the broadest sense, same as Herodiones or Pelargomorphæ.
  • In a more restricted sense, the heron series of altricial grallatorial birds: a suborder or superfamily excluding storks and ibises. The leading family is Ardeidæ. Also Herodiæ.

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