Synonyms

1. Heron

noun. Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century).

Synonyms

  • Hero of Alexandria

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Words that Rhyme with Heron

  • subsaharan
  • betakeren
  • susteren
  • )right-paren
  • mulheren
  • mclerran
  • mclaren
  • mcferron
  • mcferrin
  • mcferren
  • mcferran
  • mcfarren
  • mcclaren
  • maclaren
  • mccarren
  • mccarran
  • lebarron
  • lebaron
  • oherron
  • o'herron
  • claran
  • alaron
  • zehren
  • yaron
  • waren
  • veron
  • teran
  • sherron
  • sharon
  • perron

Example sentences of the word heron


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is quite unlikely that a great blue heron will set up its nest in a neighborhood backyard.

2. heron

noun. ['ˈhɛrən'] grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill.

Synonyms

  • family Ardeidae
  • Cochlearius cochlearius
  • wading bird
  • night heron
  • night raven
  • Egretta caerulea
  • great blue heron
  • bittern
  • broadbill
  • boat-billed heron
  • great white heron
  • Ardea herodius
  • Ardea occidentalis
  • wader
  • egret
  • little blue heron
  • Ardeidae

Etymology

  • heroun (Middle English (1100-1500))
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