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water bird

an aquatic bird; a swimming or wading bird.
Origin of water bird
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I thought at first it might be some wild thing—perhaps a panther or a lynx—even a water bird.

    Kastle Krags Absalom Martin
British Dictionary definitions for water bird

water bird

any aquatic bird, including the wading and swimming birds
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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