Associations to the word «Pelican»

Pictures for the word «Pelican»


PELICAN, noun. Any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae, having a long bill with a distendable pouch.
PELICAN, noun. A native or resident of the American state of Louisiana.
PELICAN, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) A retort or still having a curved tube or tubes leading back from the head to the body for continuous condensation and redistillation.
PELICAN, noun. (dentistry) A set of forceps used to force overcrowded teeth apart.
PELICAN CROSSING, noun. (British) A pedestrian crossing with traffic lights operated by pedestrians
PELICAN EEL, noun. An eel-like deep-sea fish, Eurypharynx pelecanoides, the only known member of the Eurypharynx genus and Eurypharyngidae family, which is rarely seen by humans, although occasionally caught in fishing nets.
PELICAN FLOWER, noun. Any of several tropical vines of the genus Aristolochia (especially Aristolochia grandiflora) the shape of whose flowers suggests a pelican
PELICAN FLOWERS, noun. Plural of pelican flower
PELICAN STATE, proper noun. Louisiana

Dictionary definition

PELICAN, noun. Large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish.

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