green sandpiper

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1766, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of green sandpiper was in 1766

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“Green sandpiper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20sandpiper. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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