: having the bill or snout expanded and spatulate at the end

Word History

First Known Use

1668, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spoon-billed was in 1668

Dictionary Entries Near spoon-billed

Cite this Entry

“Spoon-billed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spoon-billed. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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