Meaning of EGRET in English

EGRET

/ ˈiːgrət; NAmE / noun

a bird of the heron family, with long legs and long white tail feathers

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English : from Old French aigrette , from Provençal aigreta , from the Germanic base of heron .

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