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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe;
[syn: shoebill, shoebird, Balaeniceps rex]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shoebill \Shoe"bill`\, n. (Zool.) A large African wading bird (Balaeniceps rex) allied to the storks and herons, and remarkable for its enormous broad swollen bill. It inhabits the valley of the White Nile. See Illust. (l.) of Beak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shoebill n 1: large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe [syn: shoebill, shoebird, Balaeniceps rex]




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