Lon`gi*ros"tres (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. longus long + rostrum beak.] Zool.
A group of birds characterized by having long slender bills, as the sandpipers, curlews, and ibises. It is now regarded as an artificial division.
© Webster 1913.
Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.
Need help? email@example.com