Limosa

noun
Li·​mo·​sa | \ līˈmōsə \

Definition of Limosa

: a genus of birds (family Scolopacidae) comprising the godwits

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History and Etymology for Limosa

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of limosus muddy, from limus mud + -osus -ose; akin to Latin linere to smear

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“Limosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Limosa. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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