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wading bird

noun

: a bird with long legs (such as a heron) that finds its food in water

Full Definition of WADING BIRD

:  any of an order (Ciconiiformes) of long-legged birds (as herons, bitterns, storks, and ibises) that wade in water in search of food

First Known Use of WADING BIRD

1840
WADING BIRD Defined for Kids

wading bird

noun

Definition of WADING BIRD for Kids

:  a bird (as a heron) with long legs that wades in water in search of food

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