Definitions of bittern

The word bittern uses 7 letters:beinrtt.

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Scrabble US9
Scrabble UK9

n. - A wading bird of the genus Botaurus, allied to the herons, of various species. 2

a. - The brine which remains in salt works after the salt is concreted, having a bitter taste from the chloride of magnesium which it contains. 2

a. - A very bitter compound of quassia, cocculus Indicus, etc., used by fraudulent brewers in adulterating beer. 2