Definition of Adjutant bird

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

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



Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjutant Bird

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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 ..."

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