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]


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  • 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 — 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 — 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

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

  • Leptoptilos dubius — 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

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

  • adjutant stork — a large Indian stork, Leptoptilus dubius, having a pinkish brown neck and bill, a large naked pouch under the throat, and a military gait. Also called adjutant, adjutant bird. * * * …   Universalium

  • adjutant stork — ad′jutant stork n. orn a large Asian stork, Leptoptilus dubius, with a naked pink neck and throat pouch, noted for its stiff, high stepping gait …   From formal English to slang

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