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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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