Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

redshank

play
noun red·shank \ˈred-ˌshaŋk\

Definition of redshank

  1. :  a common Old World sandpiper (Tringa totanus) with pale red legs and feet



1525

First Known Use of redshank

1525


Learn More about redshank


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a very small amount

Get Word of the Day daily email!