from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bird of the genus Recurvirostra, family Recurvirostridæ, and order Limicolæ, characterized by extreme slenderness and upward curvature of the bill, and by very long legs and webbed toes.
  • noun A humming-bird of the genus Avocetta.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as avocet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip.


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  • a.k.a. avocet

    August 26, 2008