Meaning of SANDPIPER in English

SANDPIPER

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ˌpī-pər ]

noun

Date: 1674

: any of various small shorebirds (family Scolopacidae, the sandpiper family) distinguished from the related plovers chiefly by the longer and soft-tipped bill

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.