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pelican

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpel.ɪ.kən/
a large bird that catches fish and carries them in the lower part of its large, bag-shaped beak
Translations of “pelican”
in Arabic طائر البَجع…
in Korean 펠리칸…
in Malaysian burung undan…
in French pélican…
in Italian pellicano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鵜鶘,塘鵝…
in Vietnamese chim bồ nông…
in Spanish pelícano…
in Portuguese pelicano…
in Thai นกกระทุง…
in German der Pelikan…
in Catalan pelicà…
in Japanese ペリカン…
in Indonesian pelikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鹈鹕,塘鹅…
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