avocet

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From French avocette, from Italian avocetta.

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avocet (plural avocets)

  1. Any of four species of wading birds in the genus Recurvirostra, of the family Recurvirostridae, with long, slender recurved bills, long legs, and webbed feet.

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āvocet

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of āvocō