Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Snipe-like; resembling, related to, or characteristic of snipes; belonging to the Scolopacidæ, and especially to the Scolopacinæ.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Scolopacidæ, or Snipe family.

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  • adjective zoology Of or relating to the Scolopacidae, or snipe family.

Etymologies

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Latin scolopax a snipe, from Ancient Greek.

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