boatbill

noun

Definition of boatbill

1 or boat-billed heron \ ˈ⸗¦⸗-​ \ : a wading bird (Cochlearius cochlearius) of tropical America related to the night herons and distinguished by a broadly convex bill suggesting an overturned boat

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“Boatbill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boatbill. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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