noun (plural egrets)
- Any of various wading birds of the genera Egretta or Ardea that includes herons, many of which are white or buff, and several of which develop fine plumes during the breeding season.
Etymology: From hragra, compare Old High German heigaro
- Dutch: reiger
- French: aigrette
- Spanish: garza (Ardea), garcita (Egretta)
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