Sandpiper

Definition of Sandpiper

Sand´pi`per
n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of small limicoline game birds belonging to Tringa, Actodromas, Ereunetes, and various allied genera of the family Tringidæ.
2.(Zool.) A small lamprey eel; the pride.
Curlew sandpiper
See under Curlew.
Stilt sandpiper
See under Stilt.

Related Words

Actitis hypoleucos, Actitis macularia, Bartramia longicauda, Bartramian sandpiper, Calidris canutus, Calidris Ferruginea, Calidris melanotos, Crocethia alba, curlew sandpiper, dunlin, Erolia alpina, Erolia minutilla, European sandpiper, family Scolopacidae, grayback, greenshank, jacksnipe, knot, least sandpiper, limicoline bird, pectoral sandpiper, Philomachus pugnax, red-backed sandpiper, redshank, ruff, sanderling, Scolopacidae, shore bird, shorebird, spotted sandpiper, stint, tattler, Tringa nebularia, Tringa totanus, upland plover, upland sandpiper, yellowlegs
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