from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large grallatorial bird of the stork kind, Tantalus (or Tantalops) loculator, which abounds in the wooded swamps and bayous of southerly regions of the United States; hence, any stork of the subfamily Tantalinæ; a wood-stork.

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  • noun an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward-curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics
  • noun any of several Old World birds of the genus Ibis


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