from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A New World sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) with brownish streaks on the upper part of the breast. The male inflates its breast during courtship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the jacksnipe (b).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
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