Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of a sandpiper; belonging to the Tringinæ or Tringeæ: distinguished from scolopacine and totanine.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • OW 1868-1885 OW larine gull OW tringine sandpiper OW meleagrine turkey W trochilidine humming - milvine kite 1727-1842 bird 1885 OW OW trochiline humming - nestorine kea, kaka W bird W phasianine pheasant turdine thrush 1890 1868

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 1

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