Av"o*cet, Av"o*set (?), n. [F. avocette: cf. It. avosetta, Sp. avoceta.] Zool.

A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American species is R. Americana.

[Written also avocette.]

 

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Av"o*set (?), n.

Same as Avocet.

 

© Webster 1913.

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