argala

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin argala, from Bengali হাড়গিলা (haṛgila), also transcribed hurghila.

Noun[edit]

argala (plural argalas)

  1. The greater adjutant, a stork native to Africa, India, and Southeast Asia.

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for argala in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Bengali হাড়গিলা (haṛgila)

Noun[edit]

argala f (genitive argalae); first declension

  1. (zoology, New Latin) The greater adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius), a bird of Africa, India, and Southeast Asia.