: any of a small family (Heliornithidae) of semiaquatic African, Asian, and American tropical birds that have lobed feet and are related to the rails

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sun-grebe was in 1851

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“Sun-grebe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sun-grebe. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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