Definition of Coot. Meaning of Coot. Synonyms of Coot

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Definition of Coot

Coot Coot (k[=oo]t), n. [Cf. D. koet, W. cwtair; cwta short, bodtailed + iar hen; cf. cwtau to dock. Cf. Cut.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A wading bird with lobate toes, of the genus Fulica. The common European or bald coot is F. atra (see under bald); the American is F. Americana. (b) The surf duck or scoter. In the United States all the species of ([OE]demia are called coots. See Scoter. ``As simple as a coot.' --Halliwell. 2. A stupid fellow; a simpleton; as, a silly coot. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Coot from wikipedia

- see coot (disambiguation). coots are small water birds that are members of the rallidae (rail) family. they constitute the genus fulica. coots have
- the eurasian coot (fulica atra), also known as coot, is a member of the rail and crake bird family, the rallidae. it is found in europe, asia, australia
- the taylor coot is a two-seat homebuilt amphibious aircraft designed by moulton taylor, famous for his flying car designs. when a market for the aerocar
- mount coot-tha is an electoral district in the legislative ****embly of queensland in the state of queensland, australia. the electoral district encomp****es
- the purple swamphen has been split into the following species: western swamphen, porphyrio porphyrio, southwest europe and northwest africa african swamphen
- 'mount coot-tha' redirects here. for the queensland electoral division, see electoral district of mount coot-tha. mount coot-tha, which is 287 metres
- the andean coot (fulica ardesiaca), also known as the slate-coloured coot, is a species of bird in the family rallidae. it is found in argentina, bolivia
- the red-****bed coot or crested coot, (fulica cristata), is a member of the rail and crake bird family, the rallidae. it is a resident breeder across much