- A large, black seabird with a hooked bill and a distinctive neck that dives for fish and other aquatic animals.
- A greedy person who eats or consumes excessively.
Derived from the old french word 'cormoran' which was borrowed from the latin word 'corvus marinus' meaning sea crow.
- Cormorants are excellent divers and can hold their breath for several minutes while hunting for fish.
- The cormorant perched on a rock, drying its wings in the sun.
- The cormorant is a skilled hunter, diving deep into the water to catch its prey.
- The cormorant is often seen near the shore, where it can easily find food.
- The greedy businessman was often referred to as a cormorant for his insatiable appetite for money and power.