plural noun La·mel·li·ros·tres

Definition of Lamellirostres

in some classifications

  1. :  a group of birds including the ducks, geese, swans, mergansers, and usually the flamingos and having tranverse ridges like teeth just inside the edges of the bill — compare anseres

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Origin and Etymology of lamellirostres

New Latin, from lamell- + -rostres (from Latin rostrum beak) — more at rostrum

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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