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Coots are small water birds that are members of the Rallidae (rail) family. They constitute the genus Fulica, the name being the Latin for "coot". Coots have ...

Urban Dictionary: coot


Seeing how the USC football sucks so consistently, it seems rather offending to good poultry everywhere to call them Gamecocks, so a "coot" is a much more ...

The RSPB: Coot


All-black and larger than its cousin, the moorhen, it has a distinctive white beak and 'shield' above the beak which earns it the title 'bald'.

Coot | Define Coot at Dictionary.com


Coot definition, any aquatic bird of the genus Fulica, as F. americana, of North America, and F. atra, of the Old World, characterized by lobate toes and short ...



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coot - Wiktionary


coot (plural coots). Any of various aquatic birds of the genus Fulica that are mainly ... A silly coot. An old coot; A rich coot. 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the ...

Coot - definition of coot by The Free Dictionary


Any of several waterbirds of the widely distributed genus Fulica, having dark-gray plumage, a black head and neck, and a white bill. 2. See scoter. 3. Derogatory ...

coot - definition of coot in English from the Oxford dictionary


2 (usually old coot) informal A stupid or eccentric person, typically an old man. Example sentences. I object to all preachy busybodies, including young coots like ...

British Garden Birds - Coot


Learn about the Coot. Includes pictures, calls and songs.

Australian coot | New Zealand Birds Online


The Australian coot is a smart, dark-grey, duck-like waterbird, instantly recognisable from its bright white bill and frontal shield. Coots are related to gallinules ...

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American Coot, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of ...


Learn how to identify American Coot, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls, and watch videos. The waterborne American Coot is one good reminder that not  ...

Coot | Definition of Coot by Merriam-Webster


a type of black and gray bird that lives on or near the water. : a strange and usually old man. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: coot in ...

American Coot | Audubon Field Guide


Coots are tough, adaptable waterbirds. Although they are related to the secretive rails, they swim in the open like ducks and walk about on shore, making ...