from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various marsh birds of the family Rallidae, which includes the gallinules, coots, and rails.
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- noun any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens
- noun a coot found in North America
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