[ fin-foo t ]
/ ˈfɪnˌfʊt /

noun, plural fin·foots.

any of several aquatic birds of the family Heliornithidae, of South America, Asia, and Africa, related to the rails and coots and characterized by lobate toes.

Origin of finfoot

First recorded in 1885–90; fin1 + foot
Also called sun grebe. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for finfoot

/ (ˈfɪnˌfʊt) /

noun plural -foots

any aquatic bird of the tropical and subtropical family Heliornithidae, having broadly lobed toes, a long slender head and neck, and pale brown plumage: order Gruiformes (cranes, rails etc)Also called: sungrebe
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