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    • any one of several long-legged coast birds for…
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avocet definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several long-legged coast birds for the genus Recurvirostra, described as a long, slim, upturned beak.
    • any one of four types of wading wild birds into the genus Recurvirostra, associated with the family Recurvirostridae, with lengthy, thin recurved bills, lengthy legs, and webbed legs.
    • A grallatorial bird, of genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The balance is long and bend upward toward the end. The United States species is Recurvirostra Americana.
    • See avoset.
    • long-legged web-footed black-and-white shorebird with slender upward-curving costs
    • any one of a number of long-legged coast wild birds of the genus Recurvirostra, characterized by a lengthy, slender, upturned beak.
    • Any of four types of wading wild birds in genus Recurvirostra, associated with family members Recurvirostridae, with long, thin recurved expenses, long feet, and webbed legs.
    • A grallatorial bird, of this genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The balance is lengthy and fold up toward the end. The American types is Recurvirostra Americana.
    • See avoset.
    • long-legged web-footed black-and-white shorebird with thin upward-curving bill
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