Meaning of HERON in English

HERON

/her"euhn/ , n.

any of numerous long-legged, long-necked, usually long-billed birds of the family Ardeidae, including the true herons, egrets, night herons, and bitterns.

[ 1275-1325; ME heiro ( u ) n, hero ( u ) n hairon (F héron ) heigir ]

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