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lesser yellowlegs

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of LESSER YELLOWLEGS

:  a common American marsh and shore bird (Tringa flavipes) that closely resembles the greater yellowlegs in color and markings but is smaller with a shorter more slender bill

First Known Use of LESSER YELLOWLEGS

circa 1903

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