sun grebe


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sun′ grebe`


n.
any of several aquatic birds of the family Heliornithidae, of the New World, SE Asia, and Africa, related to the rails and coots and characterized by lobate toes.
[1915–20]
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Minivet's half-siblings include two-mile winner Sun Grebe, and Snowy Petrel, who was effective at a mile and a half on the Flat, and won over two and a half miles over jumps.
His dam Bronzewing was a miler, but she has bred the stayer Sun Grebe and here Minivet gave the strong impression he'll improve for a longer trip too.