Definition of waldrapp in English:

waldrapp

Line breaks: wald|rapp
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːldrap
 
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noun

  • An ibis with a bare red head and mainly dark metallic green plumage, now breeding only in Morocco.
    • Geronticus eremita, family Threskiornithidae. Alternative names: hermit ibis, bald ibis
    More example sentences
    • Experts were today still trying to figure out how the bird, also known as the waldrapp, reached Blackpool.

Origin

1920s: from German, from Wald 'forest' + Rapp, variant of Rabe 'raven'.

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