aphriza definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of plover-like birds, associated with family Aphrizidæ, regarding the oyster-catchers and turnstones, having foot with four-toes such as the second, and the basic look and modifications of plumage of this sandpipers. It includes just the surf-bird, A. virgata. See surf-bird.
    • a genus of Scolopacidae

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