Definition of horned grebe in English:

horned grebe

Syllabification: horned grebe

noun

North American
  • A North American and northern Eurasian grebe with reddish underparts and a black and gold crest.
    • Podiceps auritus, family Podicipedidae
    More example sentences
    • Male and female horned grebes look alike, but males are slightly larger and more brightly colored.
    • The diet of the horned grebe consists of aquatic insects, crustaceans, and mollusks.
    • They found there are a lot of horned grebes up there.

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