Pelargomorphae

plural noun Pe·lar·go·mor·phae

Definition of Pelargomorphae

in some especially former classifications
:a major division of birds comprising the storks, herons, and ibises or these together with the remainder of the Ciconiiformes, the Anseriformes and Falconiformes

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Origin and Etymology of pelargomorphae

New Latin, from pelargo- (from Greek pelargos stork) + -morphae


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