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Bittern

Bit´tern
n.1.(Zool.) A wading bird of the genus Botaurus, allied to the herons, of various species.
1.The brine which remains in salt works after the salt is concreted, having a bitter taste from the chloride of magnesium which it contains.
2.A very bitter compound of quassia, cocculus Indicus, etc., used by fraudulent brewers in adulterating beer.
Noun1.Bitternbittern - relatively small compact tawny-brown heron with nocturnal habits and a booming cry; found in marshes
American bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus, Botaurus stellaris, European bittern, heron, Ixobrychus exilis, least bittern, stake driver
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