from The Century Dictionary.

  • An order or other large group of wading birds, synonymous with Grallæ in any of its senses.
  • In Bonaparte's dichotomous physiological classification of birds, a subclass of Aves (the other subclass being called Insessores), containing those birds the young of which are hatched clothed and able to run about.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) See grallæ.


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