from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The American bittern, Botaurus mugitans or lentiginosus.

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  • noun US The American bittern


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  • The American Bittern - a wading bird. I'm astounded reesetee hasn't listed this!

    December 5, 2010

  • Ha! See dunk-a-doo. :-)

    December 5, 2010

  • Huh! I mighta knowed! :o)

    December 8, 2010

  • Actually, hernesheir has been unearthing quite a few of these lately--so there's always hope. ;->

    December 8, 2010