stork: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (stôrk), [key]
— pl. storks, stork.
  1. any of several wading birds of the family Ciconiidae, having long legs and a long neck and bill. Cf.(def. 1),
  2. this bird as the mythical or symbolic deliverer of a new baby: My brother and his wife are expecting the stork in July.
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