Fulica

noun

Fu·​li·​ca
ˈfyülə̇kə
: a genus of aquatic birds (family Rallidae) comprising the coots and being from the typical rails by the presence of a frontal shield and lobed toes compare gallinule

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, coot

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“Fulica.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fulica. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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