Egrette
Egrette \E*grette"\, n. [See {Aigrette}.] Same as {Egret}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aigret — Ai gret, Aigrette Ai*grette, n. [F., a sort of white heron, with a tuft of feathers on its head; a tuft of feathers; dim. of the same word as heron. See {Heron}, and cf. {Egret}, {Egrette}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The small white European heron. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aigrette — Aigret Ai gret, Aigrette Ai*grette, n. [F., a sort of white heron, with a tuft of feathers on its head; a tuft of feathers; dim. of the same word as heron. See {Heron}, and cf. {Egret}, {Egrette}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The small white European heron.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reiher — (Ardeĭdae), Familie der Störche, ansehnliche Vögel mit langem, geradem, spitzem Schnabel, ziemlich langen Läufen, langen, dünnen Zehen, kleinem Kopf, langen Flügeln, kurzem Schwanz, oft mit Federschopf an Kopf und Hals; kosmopolitisch verbreitete …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • egretta — pl.f. egrette …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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