Adjutant-bird

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

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  • 2 adjutant bird — large Indian stork with a military gait, adjutant stork …

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

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  • 4 adjutant — /ˈædʒətənt / (say ajuhtuhnt) noun 1. Military a staff officer who assists the commanding officer. 2. an assistant. 3. Also, adjutant bird, adjutant crane, adjutant stork. either of two large storks of India and South East Asia, the greater… …

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  • 5 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. * * * …

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  • 6 adjutant — n. 1 a Mil. an officer who assists superior officers by communicating orders, conducting correspondence, etc. b an assistant. 2 (in full adjutant bird) a giant Indian stork. Phrases and idioms: Adjutant General a high ranking Army administrative… …

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  • 7 adjutant — n. 1. (Rare.) Assistant, helper, aid, adjurant. 2. (Mil.) Order aide, subordinate in charge of orders, subordinate through whom orders are issued and reports received. 3. Adjutant bird (Ciconia argala, Leptoptilus argala) …

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  • 8 adjutant crane — noun see adjutant bird …

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  • 9 Adjutant — This article is about the military officer. For the bird, see Leptoptilos. Gustaf Mannerheim as regent of Finland (sitting) and his adjutants (from the left) Lt.Col. Lilius, Cap. Kekoni, Lt. Gallen Kallela, Ensign Rosenb …

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  • 10 Lesser Adjutant — Taxobox name = Lesser Adjutant status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down |thumb|Lesser Adjutant image caption = Lesser Adjutant ( Leptoptilos javanicus ) image width = 225px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo =… …

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  • 11 Greater Adjutant — Taxobox name = Greater Adjutant image width = 225px status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Ciconiiformes familia = Ciconiidae genus = Leptoptilos species = L. dubius binomial …

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  • 12 Asa Bird Gardiner — Born September 30, 1839(1839 09 30) Manhattan, New York City Died May 24, 1919(1919 05 24) (aged 79) Suffern, New York …

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  • 13 stork — storklike, adj. /stawrk/, n., pl. storks, (esp. collectively) stork. 1. any of several wading birds of the family Ciconiidae, having long legs and a long neck and bill. Cf. adjutant stork, jabiru, marabou (def. 1), white stork …

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

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

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  • 16 ad|ju|tant — «AJ uh tuhnt», noun, adjective. –n. 1. an army officer who assists the commanding officer of a battalion or larger unit by sending out orders, keeping records, writing letters, and doing other administrative work. Abbr: Adj., Adjt. 2. a helper;… …

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

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  • 18 magpie — Synonyms and related words: Audubon warbler, Canada goose, English sparrow, accumulator, adjutant bird, agreeable rattle, albatross, all sorts, argala, assemblage, assortment, auk, auklet, avocet, babbler, bald eagle, baldpate, bank swallow,… …

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  • 19 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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  • 20 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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