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Synonyms for heron


1. Hero, Heron, Hero of Alexandria, mathematician, inventor, discoverer, artificer
usage: Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
2. heron, wading bird, wader
usage: gray or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
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