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avocet

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Noun
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av=o=cet

CIDE DICTIONARY

avocetn. [F. avocette: cf. It. avosetta, Sp. avoceta.].
     A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American species is Recurvirostra Americana.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

avocet, n. any wading bird of the genus Recurvirostra with long legs and a long slender upward-curved bill and usu. black and white plumage.

Etymology
F avocette f. It. avosetta

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