[ koor-luhn ]
/ ˈkʊər lən /
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Origin of courlan
<French courlan<Carib; akin to Galibi kurliri
Words nearby courlan
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Example sentences from the Web for courlan
By day the Courlan is a dull bird, concealing itself in dense reed-beds in streams and marshes.Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)|P. L. Sclater
British Dictionary definitions for courlan
/ (ˈkʊələn) /
another name for limpkin
Word Origin for courlan
C19: from French, variant of courliri, from Galibi kurliri
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