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

  • n. Any of various birds, such as the sandpiper, plover, or snipe, that frequent the shores of coastal or inland waters.

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  • n. Alternative form of shorebird.

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

  • n. any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries


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