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

 

heron

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈherən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈherən//
 
Birds
 
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a large bird with a long neck and long legs, that lives near water See related entries: Birds Word Origin Middle English: from Old French, of Germanic origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: heron