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Gallinule, gal′i-nūl, n. a genus of aquatic birds closely allied to the coots, of which the common water-hen is a species.
Alae (Hawaiian gallinule): Native bird figuring largely in Hawaiian legends.Legends of Wailuku|Charlotte Hapai
Gallinule and cockatoos were in large flocks feeding on the grass seeds, which were now nearly ripe.Journals of Australian Explorations|A C and F T Gregory
Seale (1901:31) found the Gallinule to be abundant at Guam in marshes and taro patches.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3|Rollin H. Baker
A good many of my jaunts took me past the gallinule swamp before mentioned, and almost always I stopped and went near.A Florida Sketch-Book|Bradford Torrey