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- n. Either of two species of bird in the genus Anastomus of the stork family Ciconiidae, with a distinctive gap between the mandibles of the closed bill.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bird of the genus Anastomus, allied to the stork; -- so called because the two parts of the bill touch only at the base and tip. One species inhabits India, another Africa. Called also open-beak. See Illust. (m), under beak.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stork of the genus Anastomus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. stork with a grooved bill whose upper and lower parts touch only at the base and tip
From open + bill (Wiktionary)