water rail

noun

Definition of water rail

1 : any of numerous rails of the genus Rallus (especially R. aquaticus)
2 dialectal, England : moorhen sense 1a

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“Water rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20rail. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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