Definition of Limicoline bird
1. Noun. Any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries.
Generic synonyms: Wader, Wading Bird
Group relationships: Charadrii, Suborder Charadrii
Specialized synonyms: Plover, Sandpiper, Aphriza Virgata, Surfbird, Woodcock, Snipe, Curlew, Godwit, Himantopus Stilt, Long-legs, Longlegs, Stilt, Stilt Plover, Stiltbird, Australian Stilt, Stilt, Avocet, Oyster Catcher, Oystercatcher, Phalarope, Glareole, Pratincole, Courser, Burhinus Oedicnemus, Stone Curlew, Thick-knee
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limicoline Bird
Literary usage of Limicoline bird
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1. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1915)
"For a limicoline bird, this tibio-tarsus is very short, stout, ... The application here is: A limicoline bird of short stature related to the plovers. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"That all this wonderful " show " is tho consequence of the polygamous habit of the Ruff can scarcely be doubted. No other species of limicoline bird has, ..."
3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"/Wessen, to flow; so called because the bird appears during the rainy season ). A limicoline bird of the subfamily ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... a limicoline bird very abundant at certain seasons on the shores of Britain and many countries of the northern hemisphere. ..."
5. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1885)
"Another three-toed limicoline bird, Himantopus, is devoid of any such protuberance on its tarso-metatarsus, and, as a rule, the hallux being small in so ..."