Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the Grallatores or wading birds; wading; long-legged, like a wader.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Grallatores, or waders.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to wading birds.

Etymologies

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From Latin grallator

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  • Belonging or pertaining to the wading birds, such as snipes, cranes, storks, and herons, many species of which have very long legs.

    September 2, 2008