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bittern1 British & World English

A large marshbird of the heron family, which is typically smaller than a heron, with brown streaked plumage. The larger kinds are noted for the deep booming call of the male in the breeding season

bittern2 British & World English

A concentrated solution of various salts remaining after the crystallization of salt from seawater

Eurasian bittern in bittern1 British & World English

A large marshbird of the heron family, which is typically smaller than a heron, with brown streaked plumage. The larger kinds are noted for the deep booming call of the male in the breeding season

American bittern in bittern1 British & World English

A large marshbird of the heron family, which is typically smaller than a heron, with brown streaked plumage. The larger kinds are noted for the deep booming call of the male in the breeding season