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Definitions for snakebird
ˈsneɪkˌbɜrdsnake·bird

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snakebird, anhinga, darternoun

    fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill

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  1. snakebird

    A snakebird, also known as Anhinga or darter, is a water bird from the warmer parts of North America, Central and South America, and Australia. It got its name due to its long snake-like neck. These birds are great swimmers and known for their diving ability with which they hunt for fish and amphibians. They are often seen standing with their wings spread out to dry after being in the water. Their feathers, unlike those of other water birds, do not fully repel water, enabling them to control their buoyancy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snakebirdnoun

    any one of four species of aquatic birds of the genus Anhinga or Plotus. They are allied to the gannets and cormorants, but have very long, slender, flexible necks, and sharp bills

  2. Snakebirdnoun

    the wryneck

  3. Etymology: [So named from its snakelike neck.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snakebird in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snakebird in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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