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cattle egret

noun
1.
an egret, Bubulcus ibis, cosmopolitan in warmer regions, often associating with grazing animals for the insects that hover around them.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • The cattle egret, snowy egret, and great egret are white herons which live here.
  • Boardwalk overlook with cattle egret rookery in the background.

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