shoebird


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Noun1.shoebird - large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoeshoebird - large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe
wader, wading bird - any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
Balaeniceps, genus Balaeniceps - type genus of the Balaenicipitidae: shoebills
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`The Shoebird" doesn't come to Eugene every year, as "The Nutcracker" does, but he is becoming a tradition for Dance Theatre of Oregon.
The Mississippi Boychoir, in honor of their fifth anniversary, presents a musical production based on Welty's Shoebird, composed by Mississippi native Samuel Jones.