Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the character of a sandpiper; belonging to the Tringinæ or Tringeæ: distinguished from scolopacine and totanine.
“OW 1868-1885 OW larine gull OW tringine sandpiper OW meleagrine turkey W trochilidine humming - milvine kite 1727-1842 bird 1885 OW OW trochiline humming - nestorine kea, kaka W bird W phasianine pheasant turdine thrush 1890 1868”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘tringine’.
List of adjectives such as everduring that do not frequent common speech and writing. A continuation of my list Adjectival Arcana, which had grown to over 7700 words and had become far too cumbersome.
How would you describe your brother-in-law? Is he a tad bovine? Maybe there is something lacertilian about him? Or his business practices seem a little percesocine to you.
Looking for tweets for tringine.