longbeak definition

  • noun:
    • The American red-bellied snipe (Macrorhamphus scolopaceus).
    • The United states redbellied snipe (Macrorhamphus scolopaceus); -- called additionally long-billed dowitcher.
    • A snipe of this genus Macrorhamphus; a dowitcher: as, the higher longbeak, M. scolopaceus.
    • Any butterfly regarding the household Lybytheid√¶: so called from their very long, appressed, beak-like palpi.

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