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A large, predominantly white wading bird (Mycteria americana), having a bald black head and inhabiting tropical and subtropical wetlands of North, Central, and South America. Also called flinthead, wood ibis.
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a large white stork, Mycteria americana, inhabiting warmer parts of the New World, with a naked head and neck and black flight feathers.
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|Noun||1.||wood stork - any of several Old World birds of the genus Ibis|
ibis - wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills
genus Ibis - ibises
|2.||wood stork - an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward-curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics|
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
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