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grebe

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noun \ˈgrēb\

Definition of grebe

  1. :  any of a family (Podicipedidae) of swimming and diving birds closely related to the loons but having lobed toes — compare dabchick



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Origin and Etymology of grebe

French grèbe


First Known Use: 1766


GREBE Defined for Kids

grebe

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noun \ˈgrēb\

Definition of grebe for Students

  1. :  a swimming and diving bird related to the loon




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