genus Leptoptilus


genus Leptoptilus
noun
adjutant birds and marabous
Syn: ↑Leptoptilus
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ciconiidae, ↑family Ciconiidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Leptoptilus — n. A genus of birds including the adjutant bird ({Leptoptilus dubius}, also called adjutant stork) and marabous. Syn: genus {Leptoptilus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leptoptilus dubius — Leptoptilus Leptoptilus n. A genus of birds including the adjutant bird ({Leptoptilus dubius}, also called adjutant stork) and marabous. Syn: genus {Leptoptilus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leptoptilus — noun adjutant birds and marabous • Syn: ↑genus Leptoptilus • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ciconiidae, ↑family Ciconiidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptoptilus crumeniferus — noun large African black and white carrion eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments • Syn: ↑marabou, ↑marabout, ↑marabou stork • Hypernyms: ↑stork • Member Holonyms: ↑Leptoptilus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptoptilus dubius — noun large Indian stork with a military gait • Syn: ↑adjutant bird, ↑adjutant, ↑adjutant stork • Hypernyms: ↑stork • Member Holonyms: ↑Leptoptilus, ↑genus Leptoptilus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptoptilus crumeniferus — Marabou Mar a*bou (m[a^]r [.a]b[=oo] ), n. [F.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large black and white carrion eating stork of the genus {Leptoptilos} (formerly {Ciconia}), esp. the African species ({Leptoptilus crumeniferus} syn. {Leptoptilos crumenifer}), whose …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ciconiidae — noun storks • Syn: ↑family Ciconiidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ciconiiformes, ↑order Ciconiiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Ciconiidae — noun storks • Syn: ↑Ciconiidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ciconiiformes, ↑order Ciconiiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • adjutant bird — noun large Indian stork with a military gait • Syn: ↑adjutant, ↑adjutant stork, ↑Leptoptilus dubius • Hypernyms: ↑stork • Member Holonyms: ↑Leptoptilus, ↑genus Leptoptilus …   Useful english dictionary