greater yellowlegs


greater yellowlegs

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of GREATER YELLOWLEGS

:  a common North American bird (Tringa melanoleuca) of marsh and shore that is largely gray above and white below with black or dark gray flecks and yellow legs — compare lesser yellowlegs

First Known Use of GREATER YELLOWLEGS

circa 1909

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: greatest
Previous Word in the Dictionary: greater wax moth
All Words Near: greater yellowlegs

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up greater yellowlegs? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More