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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boatbill  \Boat"bill`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  1.  A  wading  bird  ({Cancroma  cochlearia})  of  the  tropical 
  parts  of  South  America.  Its  bill  is  somewhat  like  a  boat 
  with  the  keel  uppermost. 
 
  2.  A  perching  bird  of  India,  of  the  genus  {Eurylaimus}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boatbill 
  n  :  tropical  American  heron  related  to  night  herons  [syn:  {boat-billed 
  heron},  {broadbill},  {Cochlearius  cochlearius}] 




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