squacco

/ (ˈskwækəʊ) /

noun plural -cos

a S European heron, Ardeola ralloides, with a short thick neck and a buff-coloured plumage with white wings

Nearby words

  1. sqn ldr,
  2. sqq.,
  3. squab,
  4. squabble,
  5. squabby,
  6. squad,
  7. squad car,
  8. squad room,
  9. squadder,
  10. squaddie

Word Origin for squacco

C17: Italian dialect

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