adjutant stork


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n adjutant stork large Indian stork with a military gait
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In literature:

In India the stork's cousin is called the Adjutant, and a very appropriate name it is.
"Little Folks (July 1884)" by Various

In news:

Like the military adjutants who stands at attention as their superiors file in, adjutant storks are also known to stand montionless for long periods of time.