great blue heron
noun Date: 1835 a large slaty-blue American heron (Ardea herodias) with a crested head

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  • Great Blue Heron — Taxobox name = Great Blue Heron status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Ciconiiformes familia = Ardeidae genus = Ardea species = A. herodias binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • great blue heron — noun large American heron having bluish grey plumage • Syn: ↑Ardea herodius • Hypernyms: ↑heron • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardea, ↑genus Ardea * * * noun : a large slaty blue American heron (Ardea her …   Useful english dictionary

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  • great blue heron — great′ blue′ her′on n. orn a large North American heron, Ardea herodias, having bluish gray plumage …   From formal English to slang

  • great blue heron — a large American heron, Ardea herodias, having bluish gray plumage. See illus. under heron. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • blue heron — noun : any of certain herons with somewhat bluish or slaty plumage see great blue heron, little blue heron …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue heron — noun Date: circa 1730 either of two herons with bluish or slaty plumage; especially great blue heron …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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