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

 

avocet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈævəset//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈævəset//
 
Birds
 
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a bird that lives on or near water, with long legs and black and white feathers See related entries: Birds Word Origin late 17th cent.: from French avocette, from Italian avosetta.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: avocet