Openbill
Openbill O"pen*bill`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A bird of the genus {Anastomus}, allied to the stork; -- so called because the two parts of the bill touch only at the base and tip. One species inhabits India, another Africa. Called also {open-beak}. See Illust. (m), under {Beak}. [1913 Webster]

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  • openbill — noun /ˈəʊpn̩.bɪl/lang= Either of two species of bird in the genus Anastomus of the stork family Ciconiidae, with a distinctive gap between the mandibles of the closed bill. Syn: openbill stork …   Wiktionary

  • openbill — noun stork with a grooved bill whose upper and lower parts touch only at the base and tip • Hypernyms: ↑stork • Member Holonyms: ↑Anastomus, ↑genus Anastomus * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a stork of the genus Anastomus characterized by a grooved… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Openbill stork — Openbill storks Asian Openbill Storks (Anastomus oscitans) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Asian Openbill — Bueng Boraphet, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Asian Openbill Stork — Taxobox name = Asian Openbill Stork status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Ciconiiformes familia = Ciconiidae genus = Anastomus species = A. oscitans binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • African Openbill Stork — Taxobox name = African Openbill status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Ciconiiformes familia = Ciconiidae genus = Anastomus species = A. lamelligerus binomial = Anastomus lamelligerus… …   Wikipedia

  • African openbill — afrikinis kiaurasnapis gandras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anastomus lamelligerus angl. African openbill vok. Mohrenklaffschnabel, m rus. африканский аист разиня, m pranc. bec ouvert africain, m ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Asian openbill — indinis kiaurasnapis gandras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anastomus oscitans angl. Asian openbill vok. Silberklaffschnabel, m rus. индийский аист разиня, m pranc. bec ouvert indien, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • open-beak — Openbill O pen*bill , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Anastomus}, allied to the stork; so called because the two parts of the bill touch only at the base and tip. One species inhabits India, another Africa. Called also {open beak}. See Illust …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stork — For other uses, see Stork (disambiguation). Storks Immature Asian Openbill Stork Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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