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

 

cormorant

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɔːmərənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔːrmərənt//
 
Birds
 
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a large black bird with a long neck that lives near the sea or other areas of water See related entries: Birds Word Origin Middle English: from Old French cormaran, from medieval Latin corvus marinus ‘sea raven’. The final -t is on the pattern of words such as peasant.
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