Definition of Anastomus
1. Noun. Openbills.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Ciconiidae, Family Ciconiidae
Member holonyms: Openbill
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anastomus
Literary usage of Anastomus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A familiar history of birds: Their Nature, Habits, and Instincts by Edward Stanley (1880)
"Toothed Claw of.—Voracity of.— Storks and Cranes.—Migrations of.—Respect paid to.—Gigantic Crane.—Particulars respecting.—Jabiru.—Anastomus, Open-beaked. ..."
2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"This bird is easily tamed and becomes very sociable. Genus Anastomus ... Anastomus oscitans, Jlh/th, Cat. p. 276 ; Irby, Ibis, 1861, p. ..."