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Meaning of PRESSIROSTER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pres`si*ros"ter\, n. [L. presssus pressed (p. p.
of premere) + rostrum beak: cf. F. pressirostre. See 4th
{Press}.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of a tribe of wading birds ({Pressirostres}) including
those which have a compressed beak, as the plovers.

 

 

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