Definition of Pressirostres. Meaning of Pressirostres. Synonyms of Pressirostres

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Definition of Pressirostres

Pressiroster Pres`si*ros"ter, n. [L. presssus pressed (p. p. of premere) + rostrum beak: cf. F. pressirostre. See 4th Press.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a tribe of wading birds (Pressirostres) including those which have a compressed beak, as the plovers.

Meaning of Pressirostres from wikipedia

- Proceri Illiger, 1811 Megistanes Vieillot, 1816 Brevipennes Cuvier, 1817 Pressirostres Cuvier, 1817 Inertes Temminck, 1820 Ratitae Ranzani, 1823 Rasores Vigors...