a white egret, Egretta thula, of the warmer parts of the Western Hemisphere: formerly hunted in great numbers for its plumes, the species is now protected and has recovered.
a small American egret, Egretta thula, having a white plumage, yellow legs, and a black bill
- Snowy mountain
adjective 1. of or relating to the Snowy Mountains of Australia or their inhabitants
- Snowy mountains
plural noun 1. a mountain range in SE Australia, part of the Australian Alps: famous hydroelectric scheme Also called (Austral informal) the Snowy, the Snowies
noun 1. a diurnal, arctic and subarctic owl, Nyctea scandiaca, having white plumage with dark brown markings. noun 1. a large owl, Nyctea scandiaca, of tundra regions, having a white plumage flecked with brown
noun 1. a small plover, Charadrius alexandrinus, mainly of the U.S. and Mexico, having a white breast and sand-colored upper parts.