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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a long, slender tail like a whip-lash: as, the whip-tail scorpion. See whip-scorpion.
“As might a cat, the wolverine must have met the shock of that whip-tail stroke relaxed enough to escape serious injury.”
“He waited for no second invitation, but lit out from Byng's arms like a streak -- a whip-tail, snow-white streak -- for where the Arab's hard lean legs shone shiny-brown below his fluttering brown raiment.”
“It is now thought that the animal described by Solander was not a kangaroo in the strict sense but a wallaby, specifically a Cape York form of whip-tail wallaby with the scientific name Wallabia canguro in recognition of the connection with Cook's expedition.”
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A list of birders' "shorthand" names, traditional nicknames, non-English names, and obsolete names for feathered creatures worldwide.
Interesting blog entry here on naming U.S. birds.
Looking for tweets for whip-tail.