Definition of Leptoptilus dubius

1. Noun. Large Indian stork with a military gait.

Exact synonyms: Adjutant, Adjutant Bird, Adjutant Stork
Generic synonyms: Stork
Group relationships: Genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptoptilus Dubius

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
Ler
Leri

Literary usage of Leptoptilus dubius

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The adjutant (leptoptilus dubius) of India is another semi-domesticated species which acts as a scavenger and feeds largely upon carrion. ..."

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