Definition of finfoot in English:


nounPlural finfoots

  • A grebe-like waterbird with a long bill, neck, and tail, and lobed feet.

    Family Heliornithidae: three genera and species, one each in Africa, Asia, and America. See also sungrebe

    • ‘Dumisani, our ranger guide, at my urging even found me a couple of birds to add to my checklist… a superb and clear sighting of an African finfoot in the Bushman's River and a lark whose full name escapes me now.’