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stork

noun [C]  us   /stɔrk/
a large bird with long legs, a long neck, and a long beak that walks in water to find its food
Translations of “stork”
in Arabic طائر اللُقلُق…
in Korean 황새…
in Malaysian burung botak…
in French cigogne…
in Turkish leylek…
in Italian cicogna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鸛…
in Russian аист…
in Polish bocian…
in Vietnamese con cò…
in Spanish cigüeña…
in Portuguese cegonha…
in Thai นกจำพวกนกกระสา…
in German der Storch…
in Catalan cigonya…
in Japanese コウノトリ…
in Indonesian bangau…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鹳…
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