Definitions

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  • n. A species of grebe (Podiceps crisratus); the crested grebe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A species of grebe (Podiceps crisratus); the crested grebe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The gaunt or great crested grebe, Podiceps cristatus.

Etymologies

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Perhaps from Gaelic and Irish cir, cior (pronounced kir, kior), crest, comb + English goose.

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  • The honk sounds just like that of a 1950 "Lead Sled" Mercury automobile.

    September 25, 2011

  • Nickname for the Crested Grebe (Podiceps crisratus).

    July 22, 2008