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green heron

Origin of green heron
1775-85 Unabridged
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green heron

a small heron, Butorides virescens, of subtropical North America, with dark greenish wings and back
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Contemporary definitions for green heron

a small yellow-legged migratory heron (Butorides virescens) of North America; also called green-backed heron


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