Cormorant

The USS Cormorant is an American Osprey Class mine hunter. The Osprey Class ships are the world's largest glass reinforced plastic (GRP) ships and are the first United States Navy ships designed solely for mine hunting. The technique used to locate mines is by high definition sonar and the mines are neutralised with a remotely controlled underwater...
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cormorant

[n] - large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish
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Cormorant

Cor'mo·rant (kôr'mo*r a nt) noun [ French cormoran , from Armor. mōr-vran a sea raven; mōr sea + bran raven, with cor , equiv. to Latin corvus raven, pleonastically prefixed; or perhaps from Latin corvus marinus sea raven.] 1...
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cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo noun large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
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Cormorant

• (n.) A voracious eater; a glutton, or gluttonous servant. • (n.) Any species of Phalacrocorax, a genus of sea birds having a sac under the beak; the shag. Cormorants devour fish voraciously, and have become the emblem of gluttony. They are generally black, and hence are called sea ravens, and coalgeese.
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cormorant

any member of about 26 to 30 species of water birds comprising the family Phalacrocoracidae (order Pelecaniformes). In the Orient and elsewhere these ... [1 related articles]
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cormorant

cormorant (kôr'murunt) , common name for large aquatic birds, related to the gannet and the pelican, and found chiefly in temperate and tropical regions, usually on the sea but also on inland waters. Cormorants are 2 to 3 ft (61–92 cm) long, with thick, generally dark plumage and gre...
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Cormorant

The cormorant (Phalacrocorax) so named from the Latin meaning sea-crow, is a genus of birds of the Pelican (Pelicaniformes) family or sometimes forming a family by themselves. They have a longish and strongly-hooked bill, long neck, short wings, and rather long rounded tail; all the toes are united by a web, and, though excellent swimmers, they are...
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cormorant

Any of various diving seabirds, mainly of the genus Phalacrocorax, order Pelecaniformes, about 90 cm/3 ft long, with webbed feet, a long neck, hooked beak, and glossy black plumage. Cormorants generally feed on fish and shellfish, which they catch by swimming and diving under water, sometimes to a considerable depth. They col...
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Cormorant

Compsohalieus B. Brewer & Ridgway, 1884 Cormoranus Baillon, 1834 Dilophalieus Coues, 1903 Ecmeles Gistel, 1848 Euleucocarbo Voisin, 1973 Halietor Heine, 1860 Hydrocorax Vieillot, 1819 (non Brisson, 1760: preoccupied) Hypoleucus Reichenbach, 1852 Leucocarbo Bonaparte, 1857 Microcarbo Bonaparte, 1856 Miocorax Lambrecht, 1933 Nannopterum Sharpe, 1899...
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