plural noun
Gral·​lae | \ ˈgraˌlē \

Definition of Grallae

1 in former classifications : an order of birds including all the wading birds
2 in former classifications : a group of birds variously limited: such as
a : charadrii
b : gruiformes
c : Charadrii and Gruiformes

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New Latin, from Latin, stilts, from gradi to step, go

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“Grallae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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