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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pterocletes \Pter`o*cle"tes\, n. pl. [NL., fr Pterocles, the
typical genus, fr. Gr. ? feather + ?, ?, a key, tongue of a
A division of birds including the sand grouse. They are in
some respects intermediate between the pigeons and true
grouse. Called also Pteroclomorph[ae].
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