Definition of Gallinules

1. Noun. (plural of gallinule) ¹



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Definition of Gallinules

1. gallinule [n] - See also: gallinule

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallinules

gallimaufry
gallin
gallina
gallinaceae
gallinacean
gallinaceans
gallinaceous
gallinaceous bird
gallinae
galline
galling
gallingly
gallinipper
gallinippers
gallinule
gallinules (current term)
galliot
galliots
gallipot
gallipots
gallise
gallised
gallises
gallising
gallite
gallium
gallium-67
gallium-67 citrate
gallium-68
gallium: indications

Literary usage of Gallinules

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1. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"Kails and gallinules are not strictly gregarious, but are generally associated through a ... gallinules live near the marshy borders of bodies of water, ..."

2. Birds that hunt and are hunted by Neltje Blanchan (1905)
"There is a popular impression, for which the early ornithologists are doubtless responsible, that all gallinules are birds of the tropics; ..."

3. A Preliminary Catalog of the Birds of Missouri by Otto Widmann (1907)
"Twenty years ago Florida gallinules used to be numerous breeders on the lakes ... Fortunately gallinules have learned to come late, after the first of May, ..."

4. Audubon and His Journals by John James Audubon, Maria Rebecca Audubon, Elliott Coues (1897)
"whistling wings, while, on the waters, floated gallinules and other interesting birds. We formed a kind of shed with sticks and grass, the sailor cook ..."

5. The Birds of Ontario: Being a Concise Account of Every Species of Bird Known by Thomas McIlwraith (1894)
"RAILS, gallinules, COOTS, ETC. SUBFAMILY RALLIN^E. RAILS. GENUS RALLUS Lixx.nrs. RALLUS ELEGANS (Aun.). 80. King Rail. (208) Above, brownish-black, ..."

6. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Both species of gallinules are good swimmers and also adepts at walking or skulking over and through the rushes and reeds. Their habits are rail-like in ..."

7. A History of the Game Birds, Wild-fowl and Shore Birds of Massachusetts and by Edward Howe Forbush, Willey Ingraham Beecroft, Herbert Keightley Job, Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture (1912)
"23), but the record is not mentioned in the third edition of the American Ornithologists' Union Check-List. RAILS, CRAKES, gallinules AND COOTS. ..."

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