dowitcher

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noun dow·itch·er \ ˈdau̇-i-chər \

Definition of dowitcher

plural dowitchers also dowitcher
:any of several long-billed wading birds (especially Limnodromus griseus and L. scolopaceus of the family Scolopacidae) related to the sandpipers

Origin and Etymology of dowitcher

probably of Iroquoian origin; akin to Oneida tawístawis dowitcher


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