from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two North American wading birds (Tringa melanoleuca or T. flavipes) having yellow legs and a long narrow bill.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Either of two birds in the genus Tringa, with yellow legs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of several species of long-legged sandpipers of the genus Totanus, in which the legs are bright yellow; -- called also stone snipe, tattler, telltale, yellowshanks; and yellowshins. See tattler, 2.
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- n. either of two North American shorebird with yellow legs
yellow + lags (Wiktionary)