heronry

[ her-uh n-ree ]
/ ˈhɛr ən ri /

noun, plural her·on·ries.

a place where a colony of herons breeds.

Origin of heronry

First recorded in 1610–20; heron + -ry
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heronry
/ (ˈhɛrənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

a colony of breeding herons
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