What are some alternative words for gallinule?

Synonyms for gallinuleˈgæl əˌnul, -ˌnyul

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term gallinule.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gallinule, marsh hen, water hen, swamphen(noun)

    any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens

    mud hen, marsh hen, swamphen, water hen


  1. gallinule(noun)


  2. gallinule(noun)

    Several species of birds in the genera Porphyrio and Gallinula of the family Rallidae.


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gallinule(n.)

    water-hen, moor-hen, spotted crake (orex porzana)

Words popularity by usage frequency



Find a translation for the gallinule synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of gallinule

  1. Images & Illustrations of gallinule

Discuss these gallinule synonyms with the community:


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"gallinule." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 21 Jan. 2019. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/gallinule>.

Are we missing a good synonym for gallinule?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for gallinule:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.