Origin of bittern1
Definition for bittern (2 of 2)
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Later in the spring, she and Elisabeth saw another kind of heron, an American bittern, skulking in some grass by a swamp.
He bolted half a mile with the first boom of the bittern, and his hat lifted with every yelp of the sheitpoke.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
The next day, before the sun rose, the Bittern visited the cave.Dot and the Kangaroo|Ethel C. Pedley
The Least Bittern is usually seen just before or after sunset.