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wading bird

noun

Simple Definition of wading bird

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wading bird

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

1840

First Known Use of wading bird

1840


WADING BIRD Defined for Kids

wading bird

noun

Definition of wading bird for Students

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




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