Temminck's stint


Tem·​minck's stint
: a very small Old World sandpiper (Pisobia temminckii or Calidris temminckii) that is largely gray with sparse white markings on wings and tail

Word History


after Conrad J. Temminck †1858 Dutch naturalist

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“Temminck's stint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Temminck%27s%20stint. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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