Definitions of egret

n any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season

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Egretta thula, snowy egret, snowy heron
small New World egret
Egretta garzetta, little egret
Old World egret
Casmerodius albus, great white heron
widely distributed Old World white egret
American egret, Egretta albus, great white heron
a common egret of the genus Egretta found in America; it is a variety of the Old World white egret Casmerodius albus
Bubulcus ibis, cattle egret
small white egret widely distributed in warm regions often found around grazing animals
Type of:
grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill

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