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Noun: cormorant  kor-mu-runt
  1. Large voracious dark-coloured long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
    - Phalacrocorax carbo

Derived forms: cormorants

Type of: pelecaniform seabird

Part of: genus Phalacrocorax, Phalacrocorax

Encyclopedia: Cormorant, Manitoba, Canada