Synonyms of 'bittern'
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Thesaurus for bittern from the Collins English Thesaurus
any wading bird of the genera Ixobrychus and Botaurus , related and similar to the herons but with shorter legs and neck , a stouter body, and a booming call : family Ardeidae , order Ciconiiformes