Definition of grebe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɡriːb//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡriːb//
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a bird like a duck, that can also swim underwater a great crested grebe See related entries: Birds Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from French grèbe (term used in the Savoie region), of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grebe