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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cormorantcor‧mo‧rant /ˈkɔːmərənt $ ˈkɔːr-/ noun [countable]  HBBa large black seabird which has a long neck and eats fish
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cormorantAnd the water is again perfectly blue, the gulls and cormorants fishing as always.Icebergs that last for a week or longer provide perches for bald eagles, cormorants and gulls.A nesting cormorant glared at us with green eyes, its black feathers glossed with a purple sheen.Swimming among the flooded trees are great rafts of cormorants, often 5,000 strong.Maybe the cormorants were staying home today.It was easier to act out the cormorant fishing.Among those first to die were cormorants and black-necked grebes.Seabirds were badly affected, with cormorants and black-necked grebes being among the first to die.
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