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heron

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈher.ən/ (plural herons or heron)
a large bird with long legs, a long neck and grey or white feathers that lives near water
Translations of “heron”
in Arabic البَلشون, مالك الحزين…
in Korean 왜가리…
in Malaysian burung pucung…
in French héron…
in Italian airone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鷺,蒼鷺…
in Vietnamese con diệc…
in Spanish garza…
in Portuguese garça…
in Thai นกกระสา…
in German der Reiher…
in Catalan agró…
in Japanese サギ(ツルに似た鳥)…
in Indonesian bangau…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鹭,苍鹭…
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