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A grayish-brown rail (Porzana carolina) with a short stout bill, found in freshwater marshes of the Americas.

[Origin unknown.]


(Animals) a North American rail, Porzana carolina, with a greyish-brown plumage and yellow bill
[C18: of unknown origin]


(ˈsɔr ə, ˈsoʊr ə)

n., pl. -ras.
a small, short-billed rail, Porzana carolina, of marshy areas of North America.
[1695–1705; orig. uncertain]
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