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noun moor·hen \ˈmu̇r-ˌhen\

Definition of moorhen

  1. :  an aquatic bird (Gallinula chloropus) of the rail family that is widespread in the New World, Eurasia, and Africa and that has a red bill, red frontal area on the head, and a white band on the flanks —called also gallinule

14th Century

First Known Use of moorhen

14th century

Rhymes with moorhen

again, amen, Ardennes, Big Ben, bull pen, Cayenne, Chosen, domaine, doyen, doyenne, Estienne, fen-phen, game hen, hang ten, hapten, Karen, La Tène, light pen, marsh hen, peahen, pigpen, Phnom Penh, playpen, RN, Sheyenne, somewhen, Touraine, Turenne

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a block used as a base for a statue

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