Dictionary

whooping crane

noun

Definition of WHOOPING CRANE

:  a large white nearly extinct North American crane (Grus americana) noted for its loud trumpeting call

Illustration of WHOOPING CRANE

First Known Use of WHOOPING CRANE

circa 1730
WHOOPING CRANE Defined for Kids

whooping crane

noun

Definition of WHOOPING CRANE for Kids

:  a large white nearly extinct North American crane that has a loud trumpeting call

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: whooping swanPrevious Word in the Dictionary: whooping coughAll Words Near: whooping crane
June 30, 2015
disinformation Hear it
false information deliberately spread
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
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