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finfoot

[fin-foo t] /ˈfɪnˌfʊt/
noun, plural finfoots.
1.
any of several aquatic birds of the family Heliornithidae, of South America, Asia, and Africa, related to the rails and coots and characterized by lobate toes.
Also called sun grebe.
Origin of finfoot
1885-1890
1885-90; fin1 + foot
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British Dictionary definitions for finfoot

finfoot

/ˈfɪnˌfʊt/
noun (pl) -foots
1.
any aquatic bird of the tropical and subtropical family Heliornithidae, having broadly lobed toes, a long slender head and neck, and pale brown plumage: order Gruiformes (cranes, rails etc) Also called sungrebe
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