corn bird

corn bird
Corncrake Corn"crake` (k[^o]rn"kr[=a]k`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A bird ({Crex crex} or {Crex pratensis}) which frequents grain fields; the European crake or land rail; -- called also {corn bird}. [1913 Webster]

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