white pelican

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Noun1.white pelican - large American pelicanwhite pelican - large American pelican; white with black wing feathers
pelican - large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish
genus Pelecanus, Pelecanus - type genus of the Pelecanidae
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Tourists in St James's Park, London, watched in horror as an Eastern White pelican swallowed a pigeon in October.
The Eastern White pelican struggled with the frantic pigeon in its beak for more than 20 minutes before swallowing it whole.
The eastern white pelicans caused quite a stir among the youngsters as they tried out their new walkthrough enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo.

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