Definition of Adjutant bird
1. Noun. Large Indian stork with a military gait.
Generic synonyms: Stork
Group relationships: Genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjutant Bird
Literary usage of Adjutant bird
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1856)
"But the giant adjutant bird •as speedily in his close vicinage ; and, apprehend- ng a ... In another moment the adjutant bird seized the cobra n its bill ..."