Quiz Question!

Which of the following words comes from a type of bird:
 
Forerunner – pedigree – kin – ancestor
 
(Leave your response in the comments and check back on Saturday for the correct answer)
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10 Comments

  1. Paul Hamilton March 9, 2018 6:37 pm

    Pied de grue “the foot of the crane.”

  2. Dorothy N March 9, 2018 2:46 pm

    ancestor

  3. Susanne Shrader March 9, 2018 2:23 pm

    I have no idea. It would be cheating to look it up. I’m going to guess that the snippet ped in Latin, and pod in Greek, belongs In some scientific names thus Pedegree might be it

  4. Susan March 9, 2018 1:24 pm

    You always make learning about cranes fun. Thank you!

    Origin and Etymology of pedigree
    Middle English pedegru, from Anglo-French pé de grue, literally, crane’s foot; from the shape made by the lines of a genealogical chart

  5. Patricia March 9, 2018 10:49 am

    pedigree

  6. Barbara March 9, 2018 9:47 am

    Could this be a trick uestion? Could the answer be : All of Them!!! 🙂 But I have no idea what kind of bird.

  7. Vivienne Rimoldi March 9, 2018 9:28 am

    Forerunner

  8. Pat Isaacs March 9, 2018 9:20 am

    ancestor

  9. Pete Weber March 9, 2018 8:46 am

    Pedigree from Fr. pied de Gru Foot of the crane

  10. Jane Maher March 9, 2018 7:39 am

    pedigree (foot of crane)