belonging or pertaining to the wading birds, as the snipes, cranes, storks, and herons, many species of which have very long legs.
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How to use grallatorial in a sentence
Agami, ag′a-mi, n. the golden-breasted trumpeter, a grallatorial bird of South America.
But every one knows that these grallatorial animals are excellent birds of flight.
This is preferred to grallatorial, as more comprehensively descriptive.Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation | Robert Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for grallatorial
of or relating to long-legged wading birds, such as cranes, herons, and storks
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