noun sand·pip·er \-ˌpī-pər\

: a type of bird that has long legs and a long bill and that lives near the sea

Full Definition of SANDPIPER

:  any of various small shorebirds (family Scolopacidae, the sandpiper family) distinguished from the related plovers chiefly by the longer and soft-tipped bill

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noun sand·pip·er \ˈsand-ˌpī-pər\

Definition of SANDPIPER for Kids

:  a small shorebird with long slender legs and bill
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