- 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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Agami, ag′a-mi, n. the golden-breasted trumpeter, a grallatorial bird of South America.
This is preferred to grallatorial, as more comprehensively descriptive.Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation
But every one knows that these grallatorial animals are excellent birds of flight.
- of or relating to long-legged wading birds, such as cranes, herons, and storks