Scarecrow

scarecrow

1. Anything set up to frighten crows or other birds from cornfields; hence, anything terifying without danger. A scarecrow set to frighten fools away. (Dryden)

2. A person clad in rags and tatters. No eye hath seen such scarecrows. I'll not march with them through Coventry, that's flat. (Shak)

3. (Science: zoology) The black tern.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Scarecrow&oldid=60035"
First | Previous (Scardino vertical flap pyeloplasty) | Next (Scarf) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.