Definition of Threskiornis aethiopica
1. Noun. African ibis venerated by ancient Egyptians.
Generic synonyms: Ibis
Group relationships: Genus Threskiornis, Threskiornis
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Literary usage of Threskiornis aethiopica
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1. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"... venerated sacred ibis, (threskiornis aethiopica) remain as testimony to a bird now practically exterminated from the land where it was once worshipped. ..."