Giant heron

(Zool.) a very large African heron (Ardeomega goliath). It is the largest heron known.

See also: Giant

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The decor features a giant heron and chairs in the shape of eggs.
He bounced back from the scandal - and a near collapse of his business prompted by a US asset crash in the 1990s - and is now known as much for his property giant Heron International, bountiful charity work and for being the uncle of chart-topping musician Mark Ronson.
He pointed out the intricacies of the exhibit: "Touches of eyecatching and unique elements like tall gold crowns over black veils as centerpieces, peacock feathers on candelabras over patches of magentacolored flowers in azure vases, a scene with teapots and cups suspended in the air, a display of giant herons made of leaves in a garden party, or a Pegasus or a massive diamond hanging from the ceiling create interesting highlights that enliven a gathering."