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Pressiroster

pressiroster

(Science: ornithology) One of a tribe of wading birds (Pressirostres) including those which have a compressed beak, as the plovers.

Origin: L. Presssus pressed (p. P. Of premere) _ rostrum beak: cf. F. Pressirostre.


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