shorebird

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noun shore·bird \ˈshȯr-ˌbərd\

Definition of shorebird

  1. :  any of a suborder (Charadrii) of birds (as a plover or sandpiper) that frequent the seashore

Circa 1672

First Known Use of shorebird

circa 1672


SHOREBIRD Defined for Kids

shorebird

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noun shore·bird \ˈshȯr-ˌbərd\

Definition of shorebird for Students

  1. :  a bird (as a plover or sandpiper) that frequents the seashore

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