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ˈlɪmp kɪnlimp·kin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. limpkin, Aramus pictusnoun

    wading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call

Wiktionary

  1. limpkinnoun

    A large bird, Aramus guarauna, found in marshes in the Caribbean, Central America and southern Florida.

Wikipedia

  1. Limpkin

    The limpkin (Aramus guarauna), also called carrao, courlan, and crying bird, is a large wading bird related to rails and cranes, and the only extant species in the family Aramidae. It is found mostly in wetlands in warm parts of the Americas, from Florida to northern Argentina. It feeds on molluscs, with the diet dominated by apple snails of the genus Pomacea. Its name derives from its seeming limp when it walks.

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  1. limpkin

    A limpkin is a large tropical bird, native to the Americas, known for its long legs, curved beak, and brown-feathered body. Its scientific name is Aramus guarauna. They're typically found in wetland areas like swamps, marshes, and ponds where they feed primarily on apple snails and freshwater mussels. The limpkin is known for its distinctive loud wailing cry, often heard at night.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Limpkinnoun

    either one of two species of wading birds of the genus Aramus, intermediate between the cranes and rails. The limpkins are remarkable for the great length of the toes. One species (A. giganteus) inhabits Florida and the West Indies; the other (A. scolopaceus) is found in South America. Called also courlan, and crying bird

Wikidata

  1. Limpkin

    The Limpkin, Aramus guarauna, is a bird that looks like a large rail but is skeletally closer to cranes. It is the only extant species in the genus Aramus and the family Aramidae. It is found mostly in wetlands in warm parts of the Americas, from Florida to northern Argentina. It feeds on molluscs, with the diet dominated by apple snails of the genus Pomacea. Its name derives from its seeming limp when it walks.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of limpkin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of limpkin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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