Leptoptilos argala

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Leptoptilos, from Ancient Greek λεπτός (leptós, thin, slender) + πτῐ́λον (ptílon, feather), + argala, from Bengali হাড়গিলা (haṛgila), also transcribed hurghila.

Proper noun[edit]

Leptoptilos argala f

  1. (archaic) A taxonomic species within the family Ciconiidae – the greater adjutant, now known as L. dubius.