Avoset
Avoset \Av"o*set\, n. Same as {Avocet}. [1913 Webster]

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  • avoset — variant of avocet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Avoset — Avocet Av o*cet, Avoset Av o*set ([a^]v [ o]*s[e^]t), n. [F. avocette: cf. It. avosetta, Sp. avoceta.] (Zo[ o]l.) A grallatorial bird, of the genus {Recurvirostra}; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avoset — noun A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American species is R. Americana …   Wiktionary

  • avoset — n. Scooper …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • avoset — /ˈævəsɛt/ (say avuhset) noun → avocet …   Australian English dictionary

  • Avocet — Av o*cet, Avoset Av o*set ([a^]v [ o]*s[e^]t), n. [F. avocette: cf. It. avosetta, Sp. avoceta.] (Zo[ o]l.) A grallatorial bird, of the genus {Recurvirostra}; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American species is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avocette — Avocet Av o*cet, Avoset Av o*set ([a^]v [ o]*s[e^]t), n. [F. avocette: cf. It. avosetta, Sp. avoceta.] (Zo[ o]l.) A grallatorial bird, of the genus {Recurvirostra}; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recurvirostra Americana — Avocet Av o*cet, Avoset Av o*set ([a^]v [ o]*s[e^]t), n. [F. avocette: cf. It. avosetta, Sp. avoceta.] (Zo[ o]l.) A grallatorial bird, of the genus {Recurvirostra}; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avocet — /ˈævəsɛt/ (say avuhset) noun any of several long legged, web footed shorebirds constituting the genus Recurvirostra, having a long, slender beak curving upwards towards the end, as the red necked avocet. Also, avoset. {French avocette, from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • av|o|cet — «AV uh seht», noun. a web footed wading bird with a long, slender beak that curves upward and with long legs. Also, avoset. ╂[< French avocette < Venetian Italian avocetto; origin uncertain] …   Useful english dictionary

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