Meaning of HERON in English

HERON

[her.on] n, pl herons also heron [ME heiroun, fr. MF hairon, of Gmc origin; akin to OHG heigaro heron] (14c): any of various long-necked wading birds (family Ardeidae) with a long tapering bill, large wings, and soft plumage

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