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finfoot

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪnfʊt
 
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Definition of finfoot in English:

noun (plural finfoots)

A grebe-like waterbird with a long bill, neck, and tail, and lobed feet.
  • Family Heliornithidae: three genera and species, one each in Africa, Asia, and America. See also sungrebe
Example sentences
  • Dumisani, our ranger guide, at my urging even found me a couple of birds to add to my checklist… a superb and clear sighting of an African finfoot in the Bushman's River and a lark whose full name escapes me now.

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