- Great egret
noun a large white migratory tropical bird (Casmerodius alba) found in the US; also called [great white egret], common egret , American egret Examples The great egret lives in freshwater, mudflats, tidal shallows, and marshes and has a wingspan up to 55 inches.
[greyt-n] /ˈgreɪt n/ verb (used with object) 1. to make ; enlarge; increase. verb (used without object) 2. to become . /ˈɡreɪtən/ verb 1. (archaic) to make or become great
noun, Eastern Church. 1. the solemn procession in which the unconsecrated Eucharistic elements are carried from the prothesis through the nave of the church and into the bema.
[grey-ter] /ˈgreɪ tər/ adjective 1. designating a city or country and its adjacent area: Greater New York; Greater Los Angeles. [greyt] /greɪt/ adjective, greater, greatest. 1. unusually or comparatively large in size or dimensions: A great fire destroyed nearly half the city. 2. large in number; numerous: Great hordes of tourists descend on Europe each […]