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Moor cootMoor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r moor, morass; akin to D.
moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere.
See Mere a lake.]
1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and
having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and
abounding in peat; a heath.
In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor.
2. A game preserve consisting of moorland.
Moor buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.]
Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite.
Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red
grouse of Europe.
Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule.
Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus
(b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath.
Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above).
Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria
c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe.
Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier.
Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The female of the moor fowl.
(b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See
(c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis).
Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo
Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat
(Pratinocola rubicola). moor cootGallinule Gal"li*nule, n. [L. gallinula chicken, dim. of
gallina hen: cf. F. gallinule.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of several wading birds, having long, webless toes, and a
frontal shield, belonging to the family Rallidae. They are
remarkable for running rapidly over marshes and on floating
plants. The purple gallinule of America is Ionornis
Martinica, that of the Old World is Porphyrio porphyrio.
The common European gallinule (Gallinula chloropus) is also
called moor hen, water hen, water rail, moor coot,
night bird, and erroneously dabchick. Closely related to
it is the Florida gallinule (Gallinula galeata).
Note: The purple gallinule of Southern Europe and Asia was
formerly believed to be able to detect and report
adultery, and for that reason, chiefly, it was commonly
domesticated by the ancients.
Meaning of moor coot from wikipedia
on a small yacht called
the Teasel, moored
near the village
of Horning. There
Club, a gang of local children
- the genus
for "little hen". They are close relatives
. They are often referred
to as (black) gallinules. Recently, one of the...
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- Holiday. The two following
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they meet the Coot
Club members: Tom Dudgeon; the twins...
- the Coot
Club. Unfortunately, they find the Death
(Pete, Bill and Joe) coming under
a gathering cloud
of su****ion of setting moored
Pool is a small
lake, in the civil parish
on Bodmin Moor
, Cornwall, UK. It is situated
(10.5 mi) from the sea and lies...
- and is an important
site for breeding
and wintering birds
such as Eurasian coot
, great crested
grebe, gadwall, tufted
duck, little egret
and grey heron....
- The Meißendorf Lakes
and Bannetze Moor
(German: Meißendorfer Teiche
mit dem Bannetzer Moor
) are a nature reserve
and bird reserve
- aquilinum) dominate
areas. Lower Moors
is a vital feeding
area for resident
birds, such as Eurasian coot
, gadwall, mallard, common
it is likely
the most common
rail species, except
for the Eurasian coot
in some regions. The closely related common gallinule
of the New World
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