cor·mo·rant


cor·mo·rant
/ˈkoɚmərənt/ noun, pl -rants [count]
: a type of dark-colored bird that has a long neck and that eats fish that it catches in the ocean

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  • cor|mo|rant — «KR muhr uhnt», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a very large sea bird that has a pouch under its beak for holding captured fish. Cormorants are found in almost every part of the world. Some species grow to about three feet long. They have dark plumage, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor — cor·a·cid·i·um; cor·a·ci·idae; cor·a·cite; cor·a·cle; cor·a·co·bra·chi·a·lis; cor·a·coid·al; cor·a·co·ra·di·a·lis; cor·al·lig·e·na; cor·al·li·idae; cor·al·li·na; cor·al·li·na·ce·ae; cor·al·li·ta; cor·al·lite; cor·al·loid; cor·al·lo·rhi·za;… …   English syllables

  • rant — ab·er·rant·ly; ame·lio·rant; an·ti·per·spi·rant; ar·rant; auld far·rant; car·bu·rant; com·mo·rant; cor·mo·rant; cur·rant; de·mur·rant; dep·u·rant; er·rant·ry; ex·hil·a·rant; fig·u·rant; ful·gu·rant; ig·no·rant; ig·no·rant·ism; ig·no·rant·ly;… …   English syllables

  • cor|rob|o|rant — «kuh ROB uhr uhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. strengthening; invigorating (used especially of medicinal agents). –n. 1. a strengthening or invigorating agent, as a tonic. 2. a corroborative fact or statement …   Useful english dictionary

  • cormorant — cor·mo·rant …   English syllables

  • cormorant — cor|mo|rant [ˈko:mərənt US ˈko:r ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: cormareng, from corp raven (= large black bird) + mareng of the sea (from Latin marinus; MARINE)] a large black sea bird which has a long neck and eats fish …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cormorant — cor|mo|rant [ kɔrmərənt ] noun count a large dark colored bird with a long neck that lives near the ocean and eats fish …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cormorant — cor•mo•rant [[t]ˈkɔr mər ənt[/t]] n. 1) orn any of various typically dark plumaged diving seabirds of the family Phalacrocoracidae, of worldwide distribution, having a long neck and a throat pouch for holding fish 2) a greedy person • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • coalgeese — Cormorant Cor mo*rant (k[^o]r m[ o]*rant), n. [F. cormoran, fr. Armor. m[=o]r vran a sea raven; m[=o]r sea + bran raven, with cor, equiv. to L. corvus raven, pleonastically prefixed; or perh. fr. L. corvus marinus sea raven.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cormorant — Cor mo*rant (k[^o]r m[ o]*rant), n. [F. cormoran, fr. Armor. m[=o]r vran a sea raven; m[=o]r sea + bran raven, with cor, equiv. to L. corvus raven, pleonastically prefixed; or perh. fr. L. corvus marinus sea raven.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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