godwit

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Godwit \God"wit\ (g[o^]d"w[i^]t), noun [Prob. from AS. g[=o]d good + wiht creature, wight.] (Zool.) One of several species of long-billed, wading birds of the genus {Limosa}, and family {Tringid[ae]}. The European black-tailed godwit ({Limosa limosa}), the American marbled godwit ({Limosa fedoa}), the Hudsonian godwit ({Limosa h[ae]mastica}), and others, are valued as game birds. Called also {godwin}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

godwit

noun

1: large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill

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