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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A wading bird with long legs, a long neck, and a long, pointed bill.

Usage examples (36)
  • The heron is the best example of the rational use of a horn.
  • 11: 49 pm: 12/15/06: Any day you see a heron is a good day - 10 comments
  • “A heron is a lovely bird,” Grijpstra said, “and that heron was a beauty.”
  • These included a hoopoe, a Cory's shearwater, a grey heron and a purple heron, which is a species of for more
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