coot definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a few dark-gray aquatic birds of this genus Fulica of North America and European countries, having a black mind and neck, lobed feet, and a white bill.
    • See scoter.
    • Informal An eccentric or crotchety individual, specifically an eccentric old man.
    • Any of numerous aquatic wild birds for the genus Fulica that are primarily black with a prominent front shield on the forehead.
    • A stupid other; a simpleton
    • successful; some thing exemplary.
    • Body louse.
    • A wading bird with lobate toes, of genus Fulica. The typical European or bald coot is Fulica atra (see under bald); the United states is Fulica Americana
    • The browse duck or scoter. In the United States all types of (Œdemia are called coots. See scoter.
    • A stupid other; a simpleton.
    • A lobiped grallatorial and natatorial bird, of this genus Fulica and family Rallidæ, having the toes generally lobate, the culmen of costs extended on front side as a boss or casque, brief wings, a tremendously short, cocked-up end, or bobtail, and dense and duck-like plumage in the under-surface for the human body.
    • The silly guillemot, Lomviatroile.
    • A scoter; one of the large black sea-ducks for the genera (Edemia, Pelionetta, and Melanetta.
    • A simpleton; a silly fellow.
    • slate-black slow-flying birds significantly resembling ducks
    • any one of several dark-gray aquatic birds of the genus Fulica of North America and European countries, having a black mind and neck, lobed toes, and a white bill.
    • See scoter.
    • Informal An eccentric or crotchety person, specifically an eccentric old man.
    • some of different aquatic birds of genus Fulica that are mainly black colored with a prominent front guard regarding forehead.
    • A stupid fellow; a simpleton
    • A success; something exemplary.
    • system louse.
    • A wading bird with lobate feet, of this genus Fulica. The normal European or bald coot is Fulica atra (see under bald); the United states is Fulica Americana
    • The search duck or scoter. In america all the types of (Œdemia are known as coots. See scoter.
    • A stupid fellow; a simpleton.
    • A lobiped grallatorial and natatorial bird, for the genus Fulica and family Rallidæ, having the feet generally lobate, the culmen of this costs extended on the front as a boss or casque, brief wings, an extremely quick, cocked-up tail, or bobtail, and dense and duck-like plumage on under surface regarding the human body.
    • The silly guillemot, Lomviatroile.
    • A scoter; the large black colored sea-ducks associated with the genera (Edemia, Pelionetta, and Melanetta.
    • A simpleton; a silly fellow.
    • slate-black slow-flying birds notably resembling ducks

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