Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to order Gruiformes: order Galliformes, order Anseriformes, order Ciconiiformes, order Charadriiformes
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|Noun||1.||order Gruiformes - inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards|
animal order - the order of animals
Aramus, genus Aramus - genus of large brown long-billed wading birds found in warm swampy regions of the western hemisphere: courlan; limpkin
Aramus pictus, limpkin - wading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call