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- n. A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as avocet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird of the genus Recurvirostra, family Recurvirostridæ, and order Limicolæ, characterized by extreme slenderness and upward curvature of the bill, and by very long legs and webbed toes.
- n. A humming-bird of the genus Avocetta.
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