Grallae
Grallae Gral"l[ae], n. pl. [NL., fr. L. grallae stilts, for gradulae, fr. gradus. See {Grade.}] (Zo["o]l.) An order of birds which formerly included all the waders. By later writers it is usually restricted to the sandpipers, plovers, and allied forms; -- called also {Grallatores.} [1913 Webster]

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  • Grallae — Grallae, Grallatōres, s. Sumpfvögel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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