whooping crane

noun

Definition of whooping crane

  1. :  a large white nearly extinct North American crane (Grus americana) noted for its loud trumpeting call

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Circa 1730

First Known Use of whooping crane

circa 1730


WHOOPING CRANE Defined for Kids

whooping crane

noun

Definition of whooping crane for Students

  1. :  a large white nearly extinct North American crane that has a loud trumpeting call


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