leptoptilus definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of birds like the adjutant bird (Leptoptilus dubius, also referred to as adjutant stork) and marabous.
    • A genus of storks of Asia and Africa, of the family Ciconiid√¶; the adjutants or marabous. Also Leptoptilos. See cut under adjutant-bird.
    • adjutant wild birds and marabous

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