Definition of Avocet. Meaning of Avocet. Synonyms of Avocet

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Definition of Avocet

Avocet
Avocet Av"o*cet, Avoset Av"o*set ([a^]v"[-o]*s[e^]t), n. [F. avocette: cf. It. avosetta, Sp. avoceta.] (Zo["o]l.) A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American species is R. Americana. [Written also avocette.]

Meaning of Avocet from wikipedia

- The four species of avocets /ˈævəsɛt/ are a genus, Recurvirostra, of waders in the same avian family as the stilts. The genus name comes from Latin recurvus...
- The American avocet (Recurvirostra americana) is a large wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae. This avocet spends much of its time foraging...
- The pied avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) is a large black and white wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae. They breed in temperate Europe...
- Avocet is the common name of a genus of wading birds, Recurvirostra. Avocet may also refer to: Avocet snipe eel, a fish Avro Avocet, a 1920s British naval...
- USS Avocet may refer to: USS Avocet (AVP-4), laid down as Minesweeper No. 19 on 13 September 1917 at Baltimore, Maryland USS Avocet (AMCU-16), laid down...
- The Andean avocet (Recurvirostra andina) is a large wader in the avocet and stilt bird family, Recurvirostridae. It is resident in the Andes, breeding...
- The Avocet ProJet was a Very Light Jet (VLJ) introduced by Avocet Aircraft, a Westport, CT., based company founded by entrepreneur Carey “Ray” Robinson...
- Avocet is the 12th album by Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch, released in 1979 in UK. The album was first released by Ex Libris in Denmark in late 1978...
- The Avocet Line is the railway line in England connecting Exeter with Exmouth. It was originally built by the London and South Western Railway, and was...
- her to Blackpool, leaving Jake, the children, and Miss Avocet as prey for Malthus. Miss Avocet is killed, but Jake and the children escape just as the...
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