nile


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nile \Nile\ (n[imac]l), n. [L. Nilus, Gr. Nei^los.]
   The great river of Egypt.
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   Nile bird. (Zool.)
   (a) The wryneck. [Prov. Eng.]
   (b) The crocodile bird.

   Nile goose (Zool.), the Egyptian goose. See Note under
      Goose, 2.
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