[ ral-ahyn, -in ]
/ ˈræl aɪn, -ɪn /
belonging or pertaining to the family Rallidae, comprising the rails and allied species.
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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
British Dictionary definitions for ralline
/ (ˈrælaɪn, -ɪn) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Rallidae, a family of birds that includes the rails, crakes, and coots
Word Origin for ralline
C19: from New Latin Rallus rail ³
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