Ciconia ciconia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ciconia ciconia the common stork of Europe; white with black wing feathers and a red bill
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Usage

In literature:

Yet first he stopped with his Ithacans to attack the Trojan city of Ciconia.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
The ciconia or stork I have seen in the fennes and some haue been shot in the marshes between this and Yarmouth.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne
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