Definición de egret en inglés:

egret

Silabificación: e·gret
Pronunciación: /ˈēgrit, ˈēˌgret, ˈegrit
 
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sustantivo

  • A heron with mainly white plumage, having long plumes in the breeding season.
    • Genus Egretta (and Bubulcus), family Ardeidae: several species
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    • The island also attracts a variety of wading birds such as herons and egrets and many songbirds.
    • The result is the area has become a wildlife sanctuary with otters returning, and residents including white egrets, herons, kestrels and dozens of wild flowers.
    • Despite the setting, we didn't see any waterfowl or shorebirds - no herons or egrets, no ducks or geese.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French aigrette, from Provençal aigreta, from the Germanic base of heron.

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