water_hen
1. [ noun ] (zoology) North American coot
Synonyms: marsh_hen mud_hen Fulica_americana American_coot
Related terms: coot Fulica
2. [ noun ] (zoology) any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens
Synonyms: marsh_hen swamphen gallinule
Related terms: aquatic_bird moorhen Florida_gallinule purple_gallinule Gallinula
Similar spelling:   watermelon
  water_mint
  water_main
  water_wings
  water_nymph
  water_meter
  waterman
  watering
  water_hammer
  watermint
  watermeal
  watermark
  water_yam
  water_mat
  wateriness
  water-mint
  water_mold
  water_mill