(?), n. [Perh. fr. Gael. & Ir. cir, cior (pronounced kir, kior), crest, comb + E. goose. Cf. Crebe.] (Zol.) A species of grebe (Podiceps crisratus); the crested grebe.
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(s`r*"m), n. [Native name.] (Zol.) A large, long-legged cranelike South American wading bird (Cariama cristata, formerly Dicholophus cristatus) which preys upon snakes, etc.; it is also called the seriema, but that latter name is also applied to another South American bird. See Seriema.
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