willet

noun wil·let \ ˈwi-lət \

Definition of willet

plural willets also willet
: a large American shorebird (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) of the sandpiper family that resembles the greater yellowlegs but has a thicker bill and gray legs and that displays a black-and-white wing pattern when in flight

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