tikling

noun

ti·​kling
tə̇ˈkliŋ
plural -s
Philippines
: any of several rails
especially : a large slender rail (Rallus philippensis) that is olive brown with black spots above and has the underparts barred with black and white

Word History

Etymology

Tagalog tiklíng

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“Tikling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tikling. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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