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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grallae \Gral"l[ae]\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. grallae stilts, for gradulae, fr. gradus. See Grade.] (Zool.) An order of birds which formerly included all the waders. By later writers it is usually restricted to the sandpipers, plovers, and allied forms; -- called also Grallatores. [1913 Webster]