green sandpiper

noun

Definition of green sandpiper

: a common Old World sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) related to the solitary sandpiper of America

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First Known Use of green sandpiper

1766, in the meaning defined above

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“Green sandpiper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20sandpiper. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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