Meaning of waldrapp in English:


Pronunciation /ˈwɔːldrap/


  • An ibis with a bare red head and mainly dark metallic green plumage, now breeding only in Morocco.

    Geronticus eremita, family Threskiornithidae. Alternative names: hermit ibis, bald ibis

    • ‘Experts were today still trying to figure out how the bird, also known as the waldrapp, reached Blackpool.’


1920s from German, from Wald ‘forest’ + Rapp, variant of Rabe ‘raven’.