Botaurus

noun
bitterns
Syn: ↑genus Botaurus
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae

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\\bōˈtȯrəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, modification (influenced by Latin bos cow and Latin taurus bull) of Middle English botor bittern & Old French butor bittern; Middle English botor from Middle French butor, from Old French — more at bittern, cow, steer
: a genus of birds (family Ardeidae) comprising the typical bitterns

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