from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of sandpipers the type of which is Tringa bartramia of Wilson, now Bartramia longicauda, a common species of North America, variously called Bartram's sandpiper, upland plover, prairie pigeon, and quailly.

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  • n. a genus of Scolopacidae


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