Definition of Ardea herodius

1. Noun. Large American heron having bluish-grey plumage.

Exact synonyms: Great Blue Heron
Generic synonyms: Heron
Group relationships: Ardea, Genus Ardea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ardea Herodius

Arctocephalus
Arctocephalus philippi
Arctonyx
Arctonyx collaris
Arctostaphylos
Arctostaphylos alpina
Arctostaphylos andersonii
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctotis
Arctotis stoechadifolia
Arctotis venusta
Arcturus
Ardea
Ardea herodius (current term)
Ardea occidentalis
Ardeidae
Ardennes
Ardennes counteroffensive
Ardhamagadhi
Ardian
Ardisia
Ardisia crenata
Ardisia escallonoides
Ardisia paniculata
Ardwick
Ardèche
Area 51
Arean

Literary usage of Ardea herodius

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1. Report of the State Board of Geological Survey for the Year by Alfred C Lane, Michigan Geological Survey, Charles C Adams, Geological Survey, Michigan (1908)
"Great blue heron, Ardea herodius.—A single individual was often seen at different places during the summer. 6. Green heron, Butorides virescens. ..."

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