plural noun Cul·ti·ros·tres

Definition of Cultirostres

in old classifications

  1. :  a group including the storks, herons, cranes, and various other large birds with pointed sharp-edged bills

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Origin and Etymology of cultirostres

New Latin, from culti- (from Latin culter knife, plowshare) + -rostres (from Latin rostrum beak) — more at colter, rostrum

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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