pl. grebes or
any of a worldwide order (Podicipediformes) of diving and swimming birds with broadly lobed toes and legs set far back on the body
Origin of grebe; from French grèbe ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Any of various swimming and diving birds of the family Podicipedidae, having a pointed bill and lobed, fleshy membranes along each toe.
Origin of grebeFrench grèbe.
OriginSee also: grèbe
From French grèbe.