Definition of Herons

1. Noun. (plural of heron) ¹



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Definition of Herons

1. heron [n] - See also: heron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herons

heroisms
heroization
heroizations
heroize
heroized
heroizes
heroizing
herolike
heron
heron's bill
heroner
heroners
heronlike
heronries
heronry
herons (current term)
heronsew
heronsews
heronshaw
heronshaws
heroon
heroons
heros
heroship
heroships
herostratic
herostratically
herp
herpangia
herpangina

Literary usage of Herons

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1. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"Generally speaking, herons are gregarious, nesting and roosting in flocks. ... As a rule, they feed in grassy marshes, while herons more commonly resort to ..."

2. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"The herons, like the bitterns, have five places, or fine tufts of feathers, upon the skin, viz. one on each side of the thigh and pelvis ; one in each groin ..."

3. The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions by Addison Emery Verrill (1902)
"The herons and Egrets. The early writers speak of herons as abundant and breeding — especially ... The white herons still occur, but probably rarely breed. ..."

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