surfbird

noun
surf·​bird | \ ˈsərf-ˌbərd How to pronounce surfbird (audio) \

Definition of surfbird

: a shorebird (Aphriza virgata) of the sandpiper family that occurs along the Pacific coasts of America and has a black-tipped white tail

First Known Use of surfbird

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Surfbird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surfbird. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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