great crested grebe

noun

Definition of great crested grebe

: a large Old World grebe (Podiceps cristatus) with black projecting ear tufts

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“Great crested grebe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/great%20crested%20grebe. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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