jacksnipe

Definitions of jacksnipe
  1. noun
    a small short-billed Old World snipe
    synonyms: Limnocryptes minima, half snipe
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    snipe
    Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  2. noun
    American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
    synonyms: Calidris melanotos, pectoral sandpiper
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    sandpiper
    any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
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