from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) The adjutant bird.
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- noun the
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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