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Topic: BIRDS

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: cormareng, from corp 'raven (= large black bird)' + mareng 'of the sea' (from Latin marinus; MARINE)

cormorant

noun
     
cor‧mo‧rant [countable]
HBB a large black sea bird which has a long neck and eats fish
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