from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An order of large birds; the Ratitæ; -- called also Proceri.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The nobles or magnates of a country.
- [capitalized] [NL.] In Sundevall's system, an order of birds: same as the Proceri of Illiger.
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