sun-grebe

noun \ ˈsən-ˌgrēb \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of sun-grebe

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

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1851

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