Any of various waterbirds of the family Rallidae, frequenting swampy regions and characteristically having dark iridescent plumage and a colorful area where the bill extends onto the forehead.
Any of various marsh birds of the family Rallidae, which includes the gallinules, coots, and rails.
a coot found in North America
Any of various birds that live in marshes, as the coot or gallinule
Find another word for water-hen. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for water-hen, like: gallinule, marsh hen, swamphen, American coot, mud hen and fulica-americana.