cormorant

cormorant

Any of about thirty species of birds that live near water and feed mainly on fish. It is listed among birds prohibited as food (Lev 11:17; Deut 14:17) for the Jews.

Lev 11:17

17the little owl, the cormorant, the great owl,

Deut 14:17

17and the desert owl, the carrion vulture and the cormorant,

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