- belonging or pertaining to the family Rallidae, comprising the rails and allied species.
Origin of ralline
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Where they pass the winter--in what Mentone or Madeira of the ralline race--is not known.Birds in Town and Village
W. H. Hudson
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Rallidae, a family of birds that includes the rails, crakes, and coots
C19: from New Latin Rallus rail ³