THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of green heron
First recorded in 1775–85
Words nearby green heron
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British Dictionary definitions for green heron
a small heron, Butorides virescens, of subtropical North America, with dark greenish wings and back
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