from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The only genus of Pelecanidæ, having the bill slender and several times as long as the head, with a hook or nail at the end, and the mandibular rami divaricated, supporting an enormous pouch.

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  • n. type genus of the Pelecanidae


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