Spoonbill Definition

spo͝onbĭl
spoonbills
noun
Any of several wading birds (family Threskiornithidae) with a broad, flat bill that is spoon-shaped at the tip; esp., the roseate spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja) of North and South America.
Webster's New World
Any of a number of other birds with a bill like this, as a shoveler duck.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
(US) A species of fish, Polyodon spathula, native to the Mississippi/Ohio/Missouri river basin, or extinct close relatives.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Spoonbill

Noun

Singular:
spoonbill
Plural:
spoonbills

Origin of Spoonbill

  • From spoon +"Ž bill, owing to the shape of the animals' heads.

    From Wiktionary

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