American white pelican

noun

Definition of American white pelican

  1. :  the white, orange-billed pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) of North and Central America :  white pelican We stopped to marvel as American white pelicans floated in the air with their nine-foot wingspans. — Jeff Schlegel, New York Times, 4 Sept. 2009

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1860

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1860


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