Definition of limpkin
: a large brown wading bird (Aramus guarauna) of southern Georgia, Florida, and Central and South America that resembles a bittern but has a longer slightly curved bill, longer neck and legs, and white stripes on head and neck
Origin of limpkin
perhaps from 1limp
First Known Use: 1871
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