from The Century Dictionary.
- In Sclater's system of classification (1880), an order of birds, containing only the family Palamedeidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) An order, or suborder, including the kamichi, and allied South American birds; -- called also
screamers. In many anatomical characters they are allied to the Anseres, but they externally resemble the wading birds.
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