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upland sandpiper

noun

Definition of UPLAND SANDPIPER

:  a large short-billed American sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) that frequents fields and prairies —called also upland plover

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First Known Use of UPLAND SANDPIPER

circa 1890

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