Definition of snowy egret in English:

snowy egret

Syllabification: snow·y e·gret

noun

  • A North American egret with all-white plumage, black legs, and yellow feet.
    • Egretta thula, family Ardeidae
    More example sentences
    • Mallows Bay now harbors herons, snowy egrets, and American bald eagles.
    • The snowy egret often hunts by shuffling its feet back and forth in the water, stirring things up so it can eat them.
    • Most belong to snowy egrets and little blue herons, who make a fine nautical color combination of crisp white and slate.

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