greater yellowlegs

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of greater yellowlegs

  1. :  a common North American bird (Tringa melanoleuca) of marsh and shore that is largely gray above and white below with black or dark gray flecks and yellow legs — compare lesser yellowlegs

Circa 1909

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circa 1909

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