Either of two types of bird into the genus Anastomus for the stork household Ciconiidae, with an exceptional gap between the mandibles associated with the closed costs.
A bird of this genus Anastomus, allied on stork; -- so called because the two areas of the balance touch just at the base and tip. One species inhabits Asia, another Africa. Known as in addition open-beak. See Illust. (m), under beak.
A stork associated with genus Anastomus.
stork with a grooved costs whose upper and reduced components touch just in the base and tip