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cootn. [Cf. D. koet, W. cwtair; cwta short, bodtailed + iar hen; cf. cwtau to dock. Cf. Cut.].
  •  A wading bird with lobate toes, of the genus Fulica. The common European or bald coot is Fulica atra (see under bald); the American is Fulica Americana  Halliwell.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A stupid fellow; a simpleton; as, a silly coot.  [1913 Webster]


coot, n.
1 any black aquatic bird of the genus Fulica, esp. F. atra with the upper mandible extended backwards to form a white plate on the forehead.
2 colloq. a stupid person.

ME, prob. f. LG

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