wading bird

IPA: wˈeɪdɪŋbˈɝd

noun

  • Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see wading, bird.
  • Any of various long-legged birds, of the order Ciconiiformes, such as cranes, herons, or storks, that wade in shallow water in search of food.

Examples of "wading-bird" in Sentences

  • Generation after generation this is repeated, until the sum of the infinitesimal variations, all in the same direction, results in the production of the long-legged wading-bird.
  • American valley, and is a piece of sandstone, which was once soft enough to receive the impress of the feet of the giant wading-bird, probably much larger than an ostrich, which once walked across it with long strides.

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