from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common European coot, Fulica atra: from its blackish plumage.
- n. The water-ouzel, Cinclus aquaticus.
- n. The darter, snake-bird, or water-turkey, Plotus an-hinga
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Pod, a buffalo; Kamalia, the lotus flower; Panknali, the water-crow;
They are of the common sorts, the shags being our cormorant or water-crow.
"The shags of this place are of two sorts; the lesser cormorant or water-crow, and another, which is black above, with a white belly, the same that is found in New Zealand, Terra del Fuego, and the island of
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