sandhill crane

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noun sand·hill crane \ˈsand-ˌhil-\

Definition of sandhill crane

  1. :  a crane (Grus canadensis) of North America and Siberia that has a red crown and is chiefly bluish gray tinged with a sandy yellow

First Known Use of sandhill crane

1805


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