Meaning of Pelican

English: Pelican
Bangla: পেলিক্যান্
Hindi: हवासील, एक प्रकार का बड़ा बतख
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

any of several large, totipalmate, fish-eating birds of the family Pelecanidae, having a large bill with a distensible pouch.

Definition: 2

a still or retort with two tubes that leave the body from the neck, curve in opposite directions, and reenter the body through the belly.

Definition: 3

any aquatic bird of the tropical and warm water family Pelecanidae, such as P. onocrotalus (white pelican): order Pelecaniformes. They have a long straight flattened bill, with a distensible pouch for engulfing fish