green heron


green heron

noun

Definition of GREEN HERON

:  a small yellow-legged American heron (Butorides virescens syn. B. striatus) with a greenish back and chestnut neck and chest —called also green-backed heron

First Known Use of GREEN HERON

1785

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: greenhew
Previous Word in the Dictionary: greenheart
All Words Near: green heron

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up green heron? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More