yel·​low·​legs | \ ˈye-lō-ˌlegz How to pronounce yellowlegs (audio) , ˈye-lə-, -ˌlāgz\

Definition of yellowlegs

: either of two American shorebirds of the sandpiper family with yellow legs:

First Known Use of yellowlegs

circa 1772, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of yellowlegs was circa 1772

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