adjective Ornithology.

  1. having a beak equipped with thin plates or lamellae for straining water and mud from food, as the ducks, geese, swans, and flamingos.


  1. (of ducks, geese, etc) having a bill fringed with thin plates on the inner edge for straining water from food

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