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saddle-billed stork

[sad-l-bild] /ˈsæd lˌbɪld/
a large stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, of West Africa, having a white and black body and a long, red and black bill.
Also called saddlebill. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for saddlebill


a large black-and-white stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, of tropical Africa, having a heavy red bill with a black band around the middle and a yellow patch at the base Also called jabiru
Word Origin
C19 (as saddle-bill stork): so called because of the appearance of its bill
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