lamellirostres definition

  • noun-plural:
    • several birds embracing the Anseres and flamingoes, in which the bill is lamellate.
  • others:
    • In Cuvier's category, the 4th family of his sixth order of wild birds (Palmipedes), containing those which possess bill lamellosodentate and covered with a soft epidermis, with a nail at the conclusion, as ducks, geese, swans, and flamingos.
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