Grallatores
Grallatores \Gral"la*to"res\, n. pl. [NL. from L. grallator one who runs on stilts.] (Zo["o]l.) See {Grall[ae]}.

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  • Grallatores — wading birds, Modern Latin, from L. grallotores stilt walkers, pl. of grallator, from grallae stilts, ultimately from stem of gradi to walk, go (see GRADE (Cf. grade) (n.)). Related: Grallatorial (1835) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Grallatores — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grallatores — n. pl. [L.] See grallae …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • grallatores — gral·la·to·res …   English syllables

  • grallatores — ˌgraləˈtōr(ˌ)ēz Etymology: New Latin, plural of Latin grallator one who goes on stilts, from grallae stilts + ator synonym of grallae 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Голенастые — (Grallatores) отряд птиц, очень разнообразных по внешнему виду, отличающихся более или менее длинными и тонкими бродными ногами (см.) (лишь редко нижняя часть голени оперена), живущих по берегам рек, озер и морей, на болотах и редко в полях.… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • CAPRIPEDES — Graece Αἰγίποδες et Αἰγιβάται, commune epitheton Panum, Silvanorum et Satyrorum, apud Poetas, quamvis alias hi inter se diversi sint. De Panibus, Poeta, Capripedes calamo Panes hiante canent. Silvanus similiter, cum cupresso, quam ferebat cum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • PANICA — Graece Πανικὰ, ligneae perticae cum furculis, ad similanda crura Aegipanum, quae ὑπόζυλα erant et arida, cruribus utpote caprarum similia, factae, grallae aliâs et colobathra. Festus, Grallatores appellantur Pantomimi, qui, ut in saltatione… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grallatorial — Gral la*to ri*al, Grallatory Gral la*to*ry,a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Grallatores, or waders. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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