• Definition for "himantopus"
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himantopus definition

  • noun:
    • 1 of 2 genera of stilts; these are typically similar to avocets but with straight bills.
    • A genus of wading wild birds pertaining to the avosets, having excessively lengthy slender feet, three-toed legs, and extremely thin costs; the stilts.
    • major 1 of 2 genera of stilts; much like avocets but with right bills
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