cormorant cormorant  /ˈkɔr mə rənt/


  • (n) large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish


  1. The bird is known as the double-crested cormorant, but people in the delta are calling it the catfish poacher.
  2. For pleasure, he opts for places like Lapland or the marshes of southern Iraq, where the inhabitants live in mud and eat cormorant.
  3. It is also the home of many beautiful birds, including the pelican, egret, white ibis and cormorant.


  1. School ends today for DeSoto students

    The school year ends today for students in DeSoto County Schools and Thursday will be the last day for teachers. Also, Lake Cormorant High School will kick off graduations of DeSoto County's eight public high schools with commencement exercises at 7 p.m. this evening at Landers Center in Southaven.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DeSoto Times-Tribune

  2. Young Marine cadets get helping hand

    LAKE CORMORANT — When the tough get going, they might need a little extra help to get there.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DeSoto Times-Tribune

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  1. "It does no good for one state or one government to adopt an aggressive cormorant control policy, if doing so simply motivates the birds to move across the lake," Stupak said. "By adopting a comprehensive and collaborative solution, we will...
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Bart Stupak Source: Cheboygan Daily Tribune (subscription)

  2. "Ducks and stuff," MacKenzie said. "I'm a duck hunter. Ducks flying around everywhere. I know every bird in the book. I can spot a bird from 300 yards and tell you exactly if it's a drake whatever, cormorant or something. Or I just think...
    on Mar 3, 2007 By: Will MacKenzie Source:

  3. "The Cormorant helicopter provides Canada with one of the most modern and effective search and rescue capabilities, able to operate in some of the harshest, most severe conditions in the world," said Minister MacKay. "They can fly over 1,000...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Peter MacKay Source: Vertical Magazine (press release)

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