limicoline definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning shore birds, especially the plovers, sandpipers, and phalaropes.
    • Shore-dwelling, usually said of specific wading birds, particularly snipes and plovers.
    • Shore-inhabiting; of or pertaining to the Limicol√¶.
  • others:
    • Living on or in mud; specifically, of or pertaining to the Limicol√¶, in either sense of that word. It is a common epithet of the large group of birds known as shore-birds, bay-snipe, etc.
  • noun:
    • In ornithology, an associate associated with Limicol√¶.

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