whooping crane love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large, long-legged North American bird (Grus americana), now very rare, having predominantly white plumage and a loud trumpeting cry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Grus americana, a kind of bird.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a North American crane (Crus Americana) noted for the loud, whooplike note which it utters.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The large white crane of North America, Grus americana, noted for its loud raucous cry. See crane (with cut).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. rare North American crane having black-and-white plumage and a trumpeting call


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.