Definición de grebe en inglés:

grebe

Silabificación: grebe
Pronunciación: /grēb
 
/

sustantivo

  • A diving waterbird with a long neck, lobed toes, and almost no tail, typically having bright breeding plumage used in display.
    • Family Podicipedidae: several genera. The several North American species include the western grebe (Aechmorphorus occidentalis) and the pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Smallest of the grebes, the little grebe, or dabchick, is considerably rounder and more dumpy than its congeners.
    • The farm is also home to blue-winged teals, coots, grebes, and an occasional osprey or peregrine falcon.
    • The Horned Grebe is a small grebe with a straight bill, thick neck, and squarish head.

Origen

mid 18th century: from French grèbe (term used in the Savoy region), of unknown origin.

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Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody