the bittern

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bittor bittour
bumble
boomer
bittern
Several bird species in the heron family Ardeidae. The species commonly named bitterns tend to have a relatively short neck in comparison with the other members of the family
bittern
The liquor remaining after halite (common salt) has been harvested from saline water (brine)
bittern
{n} the name of a seawater-fowl, a brine
bittern
A wading bird of the genus Botaurus, allied to the herons, of various species
bittern
The brine which remains in salt works after the salt is concreted, having a bitter taste from the chloride of magnesium which it contains
bittern
{i} any of a number of brown herons which live in marshes (found in Europe and North America)
bittern
relatively small compact tawny-brown heron with nocturnal habits and a booming cry; found in marshes
bittern
Any of 12 species of solitary marsh birds (family Ardeidae), related to herons but having a shorter neck and a stouter body. Most bitterns bear a camouflage pattern (streaks of variegated brown and buff) that enables them to hide by standing upright with bill pointed upward, imitating the reeds and grasses of their habitat. They feed on fish, frogs, crayfish, and other small swamp and marsh animals, which they spear with their sharp-pointed bills. Bitterns are found almost worldwide. The largest species grow to 30 in. (75 cm), the smallest to about 12-16 in. (30-40 cm)
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used by fraudulent brewers in adulterating beer
bittern
A bird of the family Ardeidae that lives in marshy areas, feeds on amphibians, reptiles, insects and fish and flies with its neck retracted rather than outstretched
bittern
A very bitter compound of quassia, cocculus Indicus, etc
the bittern
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