waterbird

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noun wa·ter·bird \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌbərd , ˈwä- \

Definition of waterbird

:a swimming or wading bird

Examples of waterbird in a Sentence

  1. gulls, ducks, and other waterbirds

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First Known Use of waterbird

15th century


WATERBIRD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of waterbird for English Language Learners

  • : a bird that swims and lives in or near water


WATERBIRD Defined for Kids

waterbird

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noun wa·ter·bird \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌbərd , ˈwä- \

Definition of waterbird for Students

:a swimming or wading bird

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