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Limpkin
Limpkin Limp"kin (l[i^]mp"k[i^]n), n. (Zo["o]l.) Either one of two species of wading birds of the genus Aramus, intermediate between the cranes and rails. The limpkins are remarkable for the great length of the toes. One species (A. giganteus) inhabits Florida and the West Indies; the other (A. scolopaceus) is found in South America. Called also courlan, and crying bird.

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- The limpkin (Aramus guarauna), also called carrao, courlan, and crying bird, is a bird that looks like a large rail, but is skeletally closer to cranes...
- USS Limpkin may refer to: USS Limpkin (AMc-48), was launched 5 April 1941 and placed out of service 15 April 1946 USS Limpkin (MSC-195), was launched...
- USS Limpkin (AMc-48) was an Accentor-cl**** coastal minesweeper acquired by the U.S. Navy for clearing coastal minefields. The first ship to be named Limpkin...
- USS Limpkin (AMS/MSC-195) was a Bluebird-cl**** minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for clearing coastal minefields. The second ship to be named...
- Aramus may refer to: Aramus (bird), a genus of birds containing the limpkin (Aramus guarauna) and several fossil species Aramus, Armenia, a town Aramus...
- American coot, Fulica americana LC Order: Gruiformes   Family: Aramidae The limpkin is an odd bird that looks like a large rail, but is skeletally closer to...
- families comprising one to three species, such as the Heliornithidae, the limpkin, or the trumpeters. Other birds have been placed in this order more out...
- Sungrebe, Heliornis fulica LC Order: Gruiformes   Family: Aramidae The limpkin is an odd bird that looks like a large rail, but is skeletally closer to...
- lineage), the black-necked stilt (a more advanced charadriiform), or the limpkin (a member of the Grui suborder of Gruiformes), namely in that its dorsal...
- Aramus paludigrus is an extinct species of limpkin, semi-aquatic birds related to cranes (order Gruiformes), which are similar. Aramus paludigrus was...
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