any of ten species of ducklike water-dwelling birds of the genus Fulica in the rail family, Rallidae. Coots are found throughout the world in larger ... [2 related articles]
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Coots are medium-sized water birds that are members of the rail family Rallidae. They constitute the genus Fulica. Coots have predominantly black plumage, and, unlike many of the rails, they are usually easy to see, often swimming in open water. They are close relatives of the moorhen. The greatest...
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coot, common name for a migratory marsh bird related to rails and gallinules and found in North America and Europe. The American coot (Fulica americana), or mud hen, is slate gray with a white bill, black head and neck, and white wing edgings and tail patch. It has lobed toes and is a skillful swimm...
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The common coot (Fulica atra) is a British water bird of the rail family frequenting lakes and ponds. There are four toes, the three anterior long, not fully webbed, but with fringing membranes to each. The plumage is black below, and slate-grey above, with a white bar on the wings. The forehead is ...
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Freshwater bird of the genus Fulica in the rail family, order Gruiformes. Coots are about 38 cm/1.2 ft long, and mainly black. They have a white bill, extending up the forehead in a plate, and big feet with four lobed toes. Coots are omnivores, but feed mainly on water weed, except as chicks,...
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[program] The program Coot (Crystallographic Object-Oriented Toolkit) is used to display and manipulate atomic models of macromolecules, typically of proteins or nucleic acids, using 3D computer graphics. It is primary focussed on the building and validation of atomic models into 3-dimension...
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[trawler] The Coot (GK 310) was the first Icelandic trawler. She was built in 1892 by the Glasgow firm William H. Hamilton & Co. and purchased in Aberdeen. Prior to the arrival of the Coot there had attempts by various foreign owned companies to run trawling fleets off Iceland but these had ...
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1) Aquatic bird 2) British water bird of the rail family 3) Codger 4) Cranky oldster 5) Crotchety oldster 6) Crotchety one 7) Curmudgeon 8) Ducklike bird 9) Eccentric fellow 10) Eccentric geezer 11) Eccentric oldster 12)...
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