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  • n. The grasshopper warbler.
  • n. An autosomal-recessive mouse mutant in which cortical neurons are generated normally but abnormally placed, a lack of reelin causing disorganization of cortical laminar layers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who reels.
  • n. The grasshopper warbler; -- so called from its note.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who reels, in any sense; specifically, a silk-winder.
  • n. The grasshopper-warbler, Acrocephalus nævius: so called from its note.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dancer of reels
  • n. someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall

Etymologies

From its note. (Wiktionary)
reel +‎ -er, from its reeling gait. (Wiktionary)

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