godwit

[n] - large wading bird that resembles a curlew
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Godwit

God'wit noun [ Prob. from Anglo-Saxon g...d good + wiht creature, wight.] (Zoology) One of several species of long-billed, wading birds of the genus Limosa , and family Tringidæ . The European black- tailed godwit ( Limosa limosa ), the American marbled godwit...
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godwit

<ornithology> One of several species of long-billed, wading birds of the genus Limosa, and family Tringidae. The European black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa), the American marbled godwit (L. Fedoa), the Hudsonian godwit (L. Haemastica), and others, are valued as game birds. ... Synonym: godwin. ... Origin: Prob. From AS. Gd good + wiht creatu...
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godwit

noun large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill
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Godwit

• (n.) One of several species of long-billed, wading birds of the genus Limosa, and family Tringidae. The European black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa), the American marbled godwit (L. fedoa), the Hudsonian godwit (L. haemastica), and others, are valued as game birds. Called also godwin.
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godwit

any of four species of large, long-billed shorebirds of the genus Limosa, family Scolopacidae, named for its whistling call. Godwits are generally ...
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godwit

godwit: see shore bird.
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Godwit

Godwit is a popular name for birds of the genus Limosa of the family Scolopacidae. They are large, long-billed wading birds which breed in northern latitudes and migrate south in the winter. Godwits are found in grassy plains, wet meadows and marshes where they eat insects and crustaceans. The nest is comprised of a shallow hollow in the ground lin...
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Godwit

The godwits are a group of large, long-billed, long-legged and strongly migratory waders of the bird genus Limosa. Their long bills allow them to probe deeply in the sand for aquatic worms and molluscs. They frequent tidal shorelines, breeding in northern climates in summer and migrating south in winter. In their winter range, they flock together ...
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