wood ibis
noun see wood stork

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wood ibis — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood ibis — ☆ wood ibis n. a large, white stork (Mycteria americana) with a slender, downward curving bill and naked head, found in wooded swamps from the S U.S. to South America: also called wood stork …   English World dictionary

  • wood ibis — wood′ i′bis n. orn wood stork • Etymology: 1775–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • wood ibis — noun 1. an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics • Syn: ↑wood stork, ↑flinthead, ↑Mycteria americana • Hypernyms: ↑stork • Member Holonyms: ↑My …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood ibis — any of several storks of the subfamily Mycteriinae, esp. Mycteria americana, of the warm parts of America, and Ibis ibis, of Africa, having chiefly white plumage and a featherless head and resembling the true ibises in having curved bills: M.… …   Universalium

  • crested wood ibis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood Stork — Pond, Tampa Bay, FL   …   Wikipedia

  • Ibis — I bis, n. [L. ibis, Gr. ?; of Egyptian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Ibis} and several allied genera, of the family {Ibid[ae]}, inhabiting both the Old World and the New. Numerous species are known. They are large, wading birds,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ibis AEthiopica — Ibis I bis, n. [L. ibis, Gr. ?; of Egyptian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Ibis} and several allied genera, of the family {Ibid[ae]}, inhabiting both the Old World and the New. Numerous species are known. They are large, wading birds …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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