Definition of Tringa

1. Noun. A genus of Scolopacidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Tringa
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae
Member holonyms: Greenshank, Tringa Nebularia, Redshank, Tringa Totanus, Yellowlegs

Definition of Tringa

1. n. A genus of limicoline birds including many species of sandpipers. See Dunlin, Knot, and Sandpiper.

Medical Definition of Tringa

1. A genus of limicoline birds including many species of sandpipers. See Dunlin, Knot, and Sandpiper. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tringa

trinary
trinary star
trinary star system
trinary star systems
trinary stars
trindle
trindled
trindles
trindling
trine immersion
trined
trinervate
trinerved
trines
tringa (current term)
tringle
tringles
tringoid
trinidad and tobago
trinification
trining
trinitarianism
trinities
trinitite
trinitrate
trinitrates
trinitride
trinitrides
trinitrin

Literary usage of Tringa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"tringa calidris, arenaria ua" The tringa calidris here mentioned should by ... The type of Calidris Anonymous being thus settled as tringa calidris, ..."

2. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"In the above list I have omitted the tringa striata of LATHAM and GMELIN, quoted by MONTAGU ... I have also rejected the Black Sandpiper of PENNANT (tringa ..."

3. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska: Results of Investigations by Lucien McShan Turner (1886)
"Genus tringa Linnaeus. 234. tringa CANUTUS Linn. Knot. 235. tringa MARÍTIMA Brunn. ... 242. tringa MINUTILLA Vieill. Leart Sandpiper. 242.1. tringa ..."

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