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noun 
  1. Any of various large, long-legged wading birds in the family Threskiornithidae, which also includes the ibises, that have a large, flat, spatulate bill.
  2. A species of fish, Polyodon Spathula, native to the Mississippi/Missouri river basin.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: lepelaar
  • Italian: spatola
  • Spanish: espí¡tula
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, fish) (trans-mid) (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From spoon + bill, owing to the shape of the animals' heads.


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