egret[ē′gret′, -grit; eg′rit]
A great white egret.
egret definition by Webster's New World
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egret definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of several usually white herons of the genera Bubulcus, Casmerodius, Egretta, and related genera, characteristically having long, showy, drooping plumes during the breeding season.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French aigrette, from Old Provençal aigreta, from aigron, heron, of Germanic origin.
Variant of egret