wood stork


wood stork
noun
1. an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward-curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics
Hypernyms: ↑stork
Member Holonyms: ↑Mycteria, ↑genus Mycteria
2. any of several Old World birds of the genus Ibis
Syn: ↑wood ibis, ↑Ibis ibis
Hypernyms: ↑ibis
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Ibis

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noun
: wood ibis; especially : an Old World wood ibis

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wood stork,
= wood ibis. (Cf.wood ibis)

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n. another term for wood ibis

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Wood Stork — Pond, Tampa Bay, FL   …   Wikipedia

  • wood stork — wood′ stork n. orn a large white stork, Mycteria americana, inhabiting warmer parts of the New World, with a naked head and neck and black flight feathers • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • wood stork — gandrėnai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Mycteria angl. wood stork vok. Waldstorch, m rus. американский клювач, m pranc. cigogne américaine, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gandrėnai siauresnis terminas – afrikinis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • wood stork — amerikinis gandrėnas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Mycteria americana angl. wood stork vok. Waldstorch, m rus. американский клювач, m pranc. tantale d Amérique, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gandrėnai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • wood stork — noun Date: 1884 a white stork (Mycteria americana) with black wing flight feathers and tail that frequents wooded swamps from the southeastern United States to Argentina called also wood ibis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wood stork — n. American stork that resembles the ibis found in wooded marshes; wood ibis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wood stork — /ˈwʊd stɔk/ (say wood stawk) noun a large naked headed wading bird, Mycteria americana, of the family Threskiornithidae, of the wooded swamps of the southern US and regions southwards. Also, wood ibis …   Australian English dictionary

  • wood stork. — See wood ibis. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • wood stork. — See wood ibis. [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood ibis — ☆ wood ibis n. a large, white stork (Mycteria americana) with a slender, downward curving bill and naked head, found in wooded swamps from the S U.S. to South America: also called wood stork …   English World dictionary


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