order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves
Member Meronyms:

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\\səˌkōnēəˈfȯrˌmēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ciconia + -iformes
: an order of chiefly tropical fish-eating wading birds including the herons, storks, spoonbills, flamingos, and related forms all relatively large and usually with long legs and bills, upright carriage, and excepting the flamingos unwebbed feet

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