Cultirostres

plural noun
Cul·​ti·​ros·​tres

Definition of Cultirostres

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

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History and Etymology for Cultirostres

New Latin, from culti- (from Latin culter knife, plowshare) + -rostres (from Latin rostrum beak)

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“Cultirostres.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cultirostres. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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