Limpkin meaning

lĭmpkĭn
A large brownish wading bird (Aramus guarauna) of warm, swampy regions of Florida, the Caribbean islands, and Central and South America, having long legs, a curved bill, and a distinctive wailing call.
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A gruiform bird (Aramus guarauna) of a family (Aramidae) with only one species, found in Florida, Central America, the West Indies, and South America.
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A large bird, Aramus guarauna, found in marshes in the Caribbean, Central America and southern Florida.
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Origin of limpkin

  • From its halting gait

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition