herodiones definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A division of wading birds, like the herons, storks, and allied kinds. Called additionally Herodii.
  • others:
    • An order of birds, the altricial desmognathous grallatores, or herons, storks, ibises, spoonbills, and their allies, corresponding to Herodii in a broad sense, or to Pelargomorphæ.

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