cattle egret


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small egret (Bubulcus ibis) that feeds among grazing cattle. It is native to Africa and southern Eurasia but is now found worldwide.

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  • noun A small egret, Bubulcus ibis, of the heron family (Ardeidae)

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  • noun small white egret widely distributed in warm regions often found around grazing animals


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