whimbrel


whim·brel

noun \ˈhwim-brəl, ˈwim-\

Definition of WHIMBREL

:  a curlew (Numenius phaeopus) chiefly of the northern coastal regions of North America and Eurasia

Origin of WHIMBREL

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1531

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