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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Curlew(0.00895 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely
related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill
English → English (gcide)
Curlew \Cur"lew\ (k[^u]r"l[=u]), n. [F. courlieu, corlieu,
courlis; perh. of imitative origin, but cf. OF. corlieus
courier; L. currere to run + levis light.] (Zo["o]l.)
A wading bird of the genus Numenius, remarkable for its
long, slender, curved bill.
Note: The common European curlew is Numenius arquatus. The
long-billed (Numenius longirostris), the Hudsonian
(Numenius Hudsonicus), and the Eskimo curlew
(Numenius borealis, are American species. The name is
said to imitate the note of the European species.
Curlew Jack (Zo["o]l.) the whimbrel or lesser curlew.
Curlew sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), a sandpiper (Tringa ferruginea
or Tringa subarquata), common in Europe,
rare in America, resembling a curlew in having a long,
curved bill. See Illustation in Appendix.