(Phalaropus tricolor) of North and South America, having white underparts and a black needlelike bill.' name='description'> Wilson's phalarope - definition and meaning
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Wilson's phalarope

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A gray or gray and brown shorebird (Phalaropus tricolor) of North and South America, having white underparts and a black needlelike bill.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Steganopus (with cut).

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

  • noun breeds on the northern great plains of Canada

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Alexander Wilson, (1766–1813), Scottish-born American ornithologist.]

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