Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Fulica.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For example, the bird known to scientists as the Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is known locally by such varied and often derogatory names as crow-duck, lawyer, nigger goose, shag, and Taunton turkey (presumably a reference to a town of that name in Massachusetts).

    Confusing Bird Names

  • For example, the bird known to scientists as the Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is known locally by such varied and often derogatory names as crow-duck, lawyer, nigger goose, shag, and Taunton turkey (presumably a reference to a town of that name in Massachusetts).

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