Definition of Order ciconiiformes

1. Noun. Order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Ciconiiformes

order Caprimulgiformes
order Carnivora
order Caryophyllales
order Casuariiformes
order Casuarinales
order Caudata
order Cestida
order Cetacea
order Charadriiformes
order Charales
order Chelonethida
order Chelonia
order Chiroptera
order Chlorococcales
order Chytridiales
order Ciconiiformes
order Cilioflagellata
order Coccidia
order Coleoptera
order Collembola
order Columbiformes
order Colymbiformes
order Commelinales
order Coniferales
order Conodonta
order Conodontophorida
order Coraciiformes
order Cordaitales
order Corrodentia
order Crocodilia

Literary usage of Order ciconiiformes

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... a family of wading-birds (order ciconiiformes) including the herons, egrets, night herons, bitterns and some African forms related to the shoe-billed ..."

2. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"Ship Channel Cays. Puffinus gravis (O'Reilly) (Greater Shearwater). New Providence. Order CICONIIFORMES (Stork-like ..."

3. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"The order CICONIIFORMES may be divided into five cohorts of somewhat different importance :— 1. ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"... the view of Garrod to let both form part of his order Ciconiiformes, which is adopted by such an authority as Fuerbringer, becomes strengthened. ..."

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