water hen

water hen

An unclean fowl, probably an omnivorous water bird (Lev 11:18; Deut 14:16). It may refer to a member of the Rallus genus, although that is not certain.

Lev 11:18

18the water hen, the desert owl, the carrion vulture,

Deut 14:16

16the little owl and the great owl, the water hen

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