courlan

noun cour·lan \ˈku̇rlən, (ˈ)ku̇r¦län\

Definition of courlan

plural

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  1. :  a long-billed bird (Aramus guarana) intermediate in some respects between the cranes and the rails that occurs in much of South and Central America and is represented in Florida, Cuba, and Jamaica by the limpkin

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Origin and Etymology of courlan

French, alteration of courliri, from Galibi kurliri


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