from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A group of birds embracing the Anseres and flamingoes, in which the bill is lamellate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Cuvier's classification, the fourth family of his sixth order of birds (Palmipedes), containing those which have the bill lamellosodentate and covered with a soft skin, with a nail at the end, as ducks, geese, swans, and flamingos.
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