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English → English (gcide) Definition: Robin snipe Snipe \Snipe\, n. [OE. snipe; akin to D. snep, snip, LG. sneppe, snippe, G. schnepfe, Icel. sn[=i]pa (in comp.), Dan. sneppe, Sw. sn["a]ppa a sanpiper, and possibly to E. snap. See Snap, Snaffle.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline game birds of the family Scolopacid[ae], having a long, slender, nearly straight beak. [1913 Webster] Note: The common, or whole, snipe (Gallinago c[oe]lestis) and the great, or double, snipe (G. major), are the most important European species. The Wilson's snipe (G. delicata) (sometimes erroneously called English snipe ) and the gray snipe, or dowitcher (Macrohamphus griseus ), are well-known American species. [1913 Webster] 2. A fool; a blockhead. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Half snipe, the dunlin; the jacksnipe. Jack snipe. See Jacksnipe. Quail snipe. See under Quail. Robin snipe, the knot. Sea snipe. See in the Vocabulary. Shore snipe, any sandpiper. Snipe hawk, the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Stone snipe, the tattler. Summer snipe, the dunlin; the green and the common European sandpipers. Winter snipe. See Rock snipe, under Rock. Woodcock snipe, the great snipe. [1913 Webster] Robin \Rob"in\, n. [Properly a pet name for Robert, originally meaning, famebright; F., fron OHG. Roudperht; ruod (in comp.; akin to AS. hr?? glory, fame, Goth. hr?peigs victorius) + beraht bright. See Bright, Hob a clown.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small European singing bird (Erythacus rubecula), having a reddish breast; -- called also robin redbreast , robinet, and ruddock. (b) An American singing bird (Merula migratoria), having the breast chestnut, or dull red. The upper parts are olive-gray, the head and tail blackish. Called also robin redbreast, and migratory thrush. (c) Any one of several species of Australian warblers of the genera Petroica, Melanadrays, and allied genera; as, the scarlet-breasted robin (Petroica mullticolor). (d) Any one of several Asiatic birds; as, the Indian robins. See Indian robin, below. [1913 Webster] Beach robin (Zo["o]l.), the robin snipe, or knot. See Knot. Blue-throated robin. (Zo["o]l.) See Bluethroat. Canada robin (Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird. Golden robin (Zo["o]l.), the Baltimore oriole. Ground robin (Zo["o]l.), the chewink. Indian robin (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of Asiatic saxoline birds of the genera Thamnobia and Pratincola. They are mostly black, usually with some white on the wings. Magrie robin (Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic singing bird (Corsycus saularis ), having the back, head, neck, and breast black glossed with blue, the wings black, and the belly white. Ragged robin. (Bot.) See under Ragged. Robin accentor (Zo["o]l.), a small Asiatic singing bird (Accentor rubeculoides), somewhat resembling the European robin. Robin redbreast. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European robin. (b) The American robin. (c) The American bluebird. Robin snipe. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The red-breasted snipe, or dowitcher. (b) The red-breasted sandpiper, or knot. Robin's plantain. (Bot.) See under Plantain. Sea robin. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of American gurnards of the genus Prionotus. They are excellent food fishes. Called also wingfish. The name is also applied to a European gurnard. (b) The red-breasted merganser, or sheldrake. [Local, U.S.] Water robin (Zo["o]l.), a redstart (Ruticulla fuliginosa ), native of India. [1913 Webster]

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