white stork


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white stork

n.
The common stork (Ciconia ciconia) of Eurasia and Africa, having black and white plumage, a dark red bill, and pinkish-red legs.

white′ stork′


n.
a large Eurasian stork, Ciconia ciconia, having white plumage with black in the wings and a red bill.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white stork - the common stork of Europewhite stork - the common stork of Europe; white with black wing feathers and a red bill
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
Ciconia, genus Ciconia - type genus of the Ciconiidae: European storks
Translations
KlapperstorchWeissstorch
kattohaikara
cigogne blanche
fehér gólya
ciconia
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