Gallinula chloropus
moorhen moorhen n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A black gallinule ({Gallinula chloropus}) that inhabits ponds and lakes.

Syn: {Gallinula chloropus}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. The female of the {moor fowl}; the {moor hen}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Gallinula chloropus — noun black gallinule that inhabits ponds and lakes • Syn: ↑moorhen • Hypernyms: ↑gallinule, ↑marsh hen, ↑water hen, ↑swamphen • Member Holonyms: ↑Gallinula, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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