heron

long-legged water-fowl, predator of fish and itself the quarry of the herner, q.v.
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Heron

The herons are long-legged freshwater and coastal birds in the family Ardeidae, with 64 recognised species (some are called `egrets` or `bitterns` instead of `heron`). Within Ardeidae, all members of the genera Botaurus and Ixobrychus are referred to as `bitterns`, and — including the zigzag heron or zigzag bittern — are a monophyletic...
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Heron

• (n.) Any wading bird of the genus Ardea and allied genera, of the family Ardeidae. The herons have a long, sharp bill, and long legs and toes, with the claw of the middle toe toothed. The common European heron (Ardea cinerea) is remarkable for its directly ascending flight, and was formerly hunted with the larger falcons.Heron: words in the ...
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heron

<zoology> Any wading bird of the genus Ardea and allied genera, of the family Ardeidae. The herons have a long, sharp bill, and long legs and toes, with the claw of the middle toe toothed. The common European heron (Ardea cinerea) is remarkable for its directly ascending flight, and was formerly hunted with the larger falcons. ... There are s...
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Heron

Hero of Alexandria noun Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
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heron

noun grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
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Heron

[automobile] The Heron was a Formula Junior racing car designed by Les Redmond and Syd (aka Jim or Dig) Diggory. It was fitted with a Ford 105E engine. == Racing history == === Transfer to South Africa === The prototype (its only version) was sold to Tony Maggs in 1960 and re-engined with a Climax engine. Tony intended to race the car in th...
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Heron

[crater] This formation is an undistinguished, circular crater. The interior floor is relatively flat and featureless. There is a tiny craterlet along the eastern rim that has a slightly higher albedo than the remainder of the crater. This crater is also called Hero in some references. Its name comes from Heron (or Hero) of Alexandria. ==Sa...
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Heron

[dinghy] The Heron Dinghy is a dinghy designed by Jack Holt of the United Kingdom as the Yachting World Cartopper (YW Cartopper). The Heron dinghy was designed to be built by a home handyman out of marine ply over a timber frame, but can now also be constructed from marine ply using a stitch and glue technique or from Fibreglass. Modern din...
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Heron

Her'on noun [ Middle English heiroun , heroun , heron , hern , Old French hairon , French héron , Old High German heigir ; confer Icelandic hegri , Danish heire , Swedish häger , and also German häher jay, jackdaw, Ol...
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heron

any of about 60 species of long-legged wading birds of the subfamily Ardeinae of the family Ardeidae (order Ciconiiformes) and generally including ... [5 related articles]
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heron

heron (her'un) , common name for members of the family Ardeidae, large wading birds including the bittern and the egret, found in most temperate regions but most numerous in tropical and subtropical areas. Unlike the remotely related cranes and ibises, which fly with their heads extended straigh...
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Heron

Heron is a popular name for birds of the genus Ardea, constituting with the bitterns the family Ardeidae.
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heron

Large to medium-sized wading bird belonging to the same family as bitterns, egrets, night herons, and boatbills. Herons have sharp bills, broad wings, long legs, slender bodies, and soft plumage. They are found mostly in tropical and subtropical regions, but also in temperate zones, on lakes, fen...
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heron

long-legged water-fowl, predator of fish and itself the quarry of the herner, q.v.
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Heron

The USS Heron 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 veh...
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heron

[n] - gray or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
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