1. [ noun ] (zoology) widely distributed Old World white egret
Synonyms: Casmerodius_albus
Related terms: egret Casmerodius Egretta
2. [ noun ] (zoology) the common American egret; a variety of the Old World Casmerodius albus
Synonyms: Egretta_albus American_egret
Related terms: egret Egretta
3. [ noun ] (zoology) large white heron of Florida and the Florida Keys
Synonyms: Ardea_occidentalis
Related terms: heron Ardea
Similar spelling:   great_white_hope