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mud hen

noun
1.
any of various marsh-inhabiting birds, especially the American coot.
Also, mudhen.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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mud hen

noun
1.
any of various birds that frequent marshes or similar places, esp the coots, rails, etc
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