limpkin

noun limp·kin \ ˈlim(p)-kən \
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of limpkin

: a large brown wading bird (Aramus guarauna) of southern Georgia, Florida, and Central and South America that resembles a bittern but has a longer slightly curved bill, longer neck and legs, and white stripes on head and neck

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Origin and Etymology of limpkin

perhaps from 1limp


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