black rail

noun

Definition of black rail

: a small dark North American rail (Laterallus jamaicensis) with a short bill and tail and a chestnut-brown patch on the back

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“Black rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20rail. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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