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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season.

Usage examples (32)
  • And mentioned the cattle egret still being in town.
  • Then we had to patrol town looking for the cattle egret.
  • One time I dreamed about a snowy egret, cooked in BBQ sauce.
  • A snow-white egret waded solemnly across a mud-rimmed pocket. for more
Tutoring comment
  • If a woman adorns herself with an "aigrette" (feathers or jewels for the hair or a hat), would she look much like an "egret" (heron)?
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