저어새

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 저어, possibly as in 저어하다 (jeoeohada, "to be troubled"), and (sae, "bird").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

저어새 ‎(jeo-eosae)

  1. Any ibis or spoonbill.
  2. The black-faced spoonbill, Platalea minor.

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References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-06), “저어새”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • Lee, Woo-Shin; Tae-Hoe Koo, Jin-Young Park (tr. by Desmond Allen) (2002) A field guide to the birds of Korea, Seoul: LG Evergreen Foundation, ISBN 89951415-0-6