jacksnipe

noun
plural jacksnipe or jacksnipes

Definition of jacksnipe 

1 : a true snipe (Limnocryptes minima) of Europe and other parts of the Old World that is smaller and more highly colored than the common snipe

2a : pectoral sandpiper

b : wilson's snipe

c : any of several other snipes

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jack entry 1 + snipe

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