Definition of 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 Ciconiiformes

Cicer arietinum
Cicero
Ciceronian
Ciceronianism
Ciceronianisms
Cichlidae
Cichorium
Cichorium endivia
Cichorium intybus
Cicily Isabel Fairfield
Cicindelidae
Ciconia
Ciconia ciconia
Ciconia nigra
Ciconiidae
Ciconiiformes
Cicuta
Cicuta verosa
Cidade de Praia
Cierra
Cilicia
Cilician
Cilincing
Cilioflagellata
Cilla
Cillobacterium
Cimabue
Cimarron River
Cimbrian
Cimbrians

Literary usage of Ciconiiformes

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"Thus his third subclass of birds is arranged as follows: — SUBCLASS. ORDER. Psittaci. 3. ciconiiformes. Raptores. SUBORDER. 14. Psittaci. 15. ..."

2. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"The ciconiiformes are less easily defined than the other groups. The ctcca coli are never long; the accessory femoro-caudal is never present; ..."

3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"ciconiiformes. — STORK-LIKE BIRDS. — This order includes the tropic birds, cormorants, anhingas, pelicans, gan- nets, man-o'-war birds, herons, bitterns, ..."

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