Definition of Leptoptilus

1. Noun. Adjutant birds and marabous.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptoptilus

Lepore haemoglobin
Leporidae
Leptarrhena
Leptarrhena pyrolifolia
Leptinotarsa
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Leptodactylidae
Leptodactylus
Leptodactylus pentadactylus
Leptoglossus
Leptolithic
Leptopteris
Leptopteris superba
Leptoptilus
Leptoptilus crumeniferus
Leptoptilus dubius
Leptospira
Leptotrichia
Leptotrombidium
Leptotyphlopidae
Leptotyphlops
Leptotyphlops humilis
Lepus
Lepus americanus
Lepus arcticus
Lepus californicus
Lepus europaeus
Lepus townsendi

Literary usage of Leptoptilus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1891)
"(except leptoptilus), Serpentarius ... Coverts showing distal overlap over nearly the whole outer surface of the wing. leptoptilus (Fig. ..."

2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"Genus leptoptilus, Less., 1831. There are three species of this genus, ... leptoptilus dubius, Hume, SF i, p. 252 ; Adam, ibid. p. 398 ; Bail, p. 315. ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"The tibia is partly bare, while the elongated metatarsus is covered with hexagonal scales, becoming more reticulated behind in leptoptilus and Mycteria; ..."

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