Definition of spoonbill in English:

spoonbill

Syllabification: spoon·bill
Pronunciation: /ˈspo͞onˌbil
 
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noun

  • A tall mainly white or pinkish wading bird related to ibises, having a long bill with a very broad flat tip.
    • Genera Platalea and Ajaia, family Threskiornithidae: several species
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    • In winter, it's easy to see raptors, Oriental white stork, and white spoonbills.
    • Other wintering species include little egret, spoonbill, hen harrier, merlin, peregrine, green sandpiper and common sandpiper.
    • A crudely painted plywood sign showing bulbous ibis and spoonbills asks that you not disturb the birds.

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