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lily-trotter

[lil-ee-trot-er] /ˈlɪl iˌtrɒt ər/
noun
1.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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British Dictionary definitions for lily-trotter

lily-trotter

noun
1.
another name for jaçana
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jacana

any of several species of water birds belonging to the family Jacanidae of the order Charadriiformes. Jacanas are uniquely equipped with long straight claws for walking on floating vegetation. Like certain plovers, some jacanas have wing spurs

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