Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining or related to the genus Rallus or family Rallidæ; resembling a rail; ralliform in a narrow sense.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the rails.

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  • adjective ornithology, rare Of, or pertaining to members of the Rallidae family (also referred to as rails).

Etymologies

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From scentific Latin Rallidae (family name).

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