Definitions for "Coot"
Keywords:  fulica, duck, bird, bald, genus
A wading bird with lobate toes, of the genus Fulica. The common European or bald coot is Fulica atra (see under bald); the American is Fulica Americana
The surf duck or scoter. In the United States all the species of (Ĺ’demia are called coots. See Scoter.
slaty-black slow-flying birds somewhat resembling ducks
Keywords:  simpleton, silly, stupid, fellow
A stupid fellow; a simpleton; as, a silly coot.