Water crake
Water crake Wa"ter crake` (Zo["o]l.) (a) The dipper. (b) The spotted crake ({Porzana maruetta}). See Illust. of {Crake}. (c) The swamp hen, or crake, of Australia. [1913 Webster]

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  • water crake — noun 1. : water ouzel 2. : spotted crake 3. dialect England : a water rail (Rallus aquaticus) * * * water crake, 1. = spotted crake. (Cf. ↑spotted crake) …   Useful english dictionary

  • water crake — /ˈwɔtə kreɪk/ (say wawtuh krayk) noun → spotted crake (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • water-crake — n. See water ousel …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • water-ousel — n.; (also water ouzel) Dipper, water crake, water crow (Cinclus aquaticus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Crake — heißen: der River Crake, Abfluss des Coniston Water und Zufluss des Leven (Cumbria) im englischen Lake District Paul Crake (* 1976), australischer Radrennfahrer Diese Seite ist eine Begriff …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • water-hen — n. Gallinule, spotted crake (Crex porzana or Gallinula chloropus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spotted crake — /spɒtəd ˈkreɪk / (say spotuhd krayk) noun 1. a small endemic Australian crake, Porzana fluminea, found in well vegetated swamps, estuaries, etc., in western and eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania; Australian crake; Australian spotted crake;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • spotted crake — noun Eurasian rail of swamps and marshes • Syn: ↑Porzana porzana • Hypernyms: ↑crake • Member Holonyms: ↑Porzana, ↑genus Porzana * * * noun : a small European rail ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • River Crake — Crake Der River Crake bei der Bouthrey BridgeVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • African Crake — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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