from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large, predominantly white wading bird (Mycteria americana), having a bald black head and inhabiting tropical and subtropical wetlands of North, Central, and South America.

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  • noun any of several Old World birds of the genus Ibis
  • noun an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward-curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics


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