Hudsonian godwit

What is Hudsonian godwit?

Hudsonian godwit definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
See under godwit.

Origin of Hudsonian godwitFirst recorded in 1855a??60; Hudson (Bay) + -ian

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[ god-wit ]SHOW IPA
/ E?gE?da??wEat /PHONETIC RESPELLING

KLMNOnoun
any of several large, widely distributed shorebirds of the genus Limosa, as the New World L. haemastica (Hudsonian godwit), having a long bill that curves upward slightly.

Origin of godwitFirst recorded in 1545a??55; of obscure origin

 

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