Meaning of EGRET in English

EGRET

e ‧ gret /ˈiːɡrət, ˈiːɡrɪt, -et/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Anglo-French ; Origin: aigrette ]

a bird that lives near water and has long legs and long white tail feathers

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