great egret

Main Entry:  great egret
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a large white migratory tropical bird (Casmerodius alba) found in the US; also called [great white egret], common egret, American egret
Example:  The great egret lives in freshwater, mudflats, tidal shallows, and marshes and has a wingspan up to 55 inches.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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