Cultirostres Cul`ti*ros"tres (-tr?z), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. culter colter of a plow, knife + rostrum bill.] (Zo["o]l.) A tribe of wading birds including the stork, heron, crane, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • cultirostres — cul·ti·ros·tres …   English syllables

  • cultirostres — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ)strēz noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from culti (from Latin culter knife, plowshare) + rostres (from Latin rostrum beak) more at …   Useful english dictionary

  • cultirostral — |kəltə|rästrəl adjective Etymology: New Latin Cultirostres + English al : having a cultrate bill : of or relating to the Cultirostres …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cultirostral — Cul ti*ros tral ( t? r?s tral), a. [See {Cultirostres}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having a bill shaped like the colter of a plow, or like a knife, as the heron, stork, etc. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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