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Meaning of YELLOWLEGS

Pronunciation:  'yelow`legz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  either of two North American shorebird with yellow legs
 

YELLOWLEGS is a 10 letter word that starts with Y.

 

 See Also: genus Tringa, greater yellowlegs, lesser yellowlegs, sandpiper, Tringa, Tringa flavipes, Tringa melanoleuca

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Yel"low*legs`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of long-legged sandpipers of the
genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; --
called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale},
{yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See {Tattler}, 2.

 

 

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