from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a sandpiper (Tringa ferruginea or Tringa subarquata), common in Europe, rare in America, resembling a curlew in having a long, curved bill. See Illustation in Appendix.
- n. See under Curlew.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Old World sandpiper with a curved bill like a curlew
Sorry, no etymologies found.