Dictionary

spoonbill

noun spoon·bill \ˈspün-ˌbil\

Definition of SPOONBILL

1
:  any of several wading birds (family Threskiornithidae) related to the ibises that have an expanded bill that is flattened and rounded at the tip
2
:  any of several broad-billed ducks (as the shoveler)
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of SPOONBILL

circa 1678
SPOONBILL Defined for Kids

spoonbill

noun spoon·bill \ˈspün-ˌbil\

Definition of SPOONBILL for Kids

:  a wading bird having a bill which widens and flattens at the tip

Browse

3 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: spoonbill catPrevious Word in the Dictionary: spoon–backAll Words Near: spoonbill
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears