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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A long-legged bird, such as a crane, heron, or stork, that frequents shallow water, especially in search of food. Also called wader.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various long-legged birds, of the order Ciconiiformes, such as cranes, herons, or storks, that wade in shallow water in search of food.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See Wader, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food

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