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|Noun||1.||swamphen - any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens|
aquatic bird - wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water
purple gallinule - gallinules with showy purplish plumage