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English → English (gcide) Definition: Tringoides hypoleucus Sandpiper \Sand"pi`per\, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small limicoline game birds belonging to Tringa, Actodromas, Ereunetes, and various allied genera of the family Tringid[ae]. [1913 Webster] Note: The most important North American species are the pectoral sandpiper (Tringa maculata), called also brownback, grass snipe, and jacksnipe; the red-backed, or black-breasted, sandpiper, or dunlin (T. alpina); the purple sandpiper (T. maritima: the red-breasted sandpiper, or knot (T. canutus); the semipalmated sandpiper (Ereunetes pusillus); the spotted sandpiper, or teeter-tail (Actitis macularia ); the buff-breasted sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis ), and the Bartramian sandpiper, or upland plover. See under Upland. Among the European species are the dunlin, the knot, the ruff, the sanderling, and the common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucus syn. Tringoides hypoleucus), called also fiddler, peeper, pleeps, weet-weet, and summer snipe . Some of the small plovers and tattlers are also called sandpipers. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A small lamprey eel; the pride. [1913 Webster] Curlew sandpiper. See under Curlew. Stilt sandpiper. See under Stilt. [1913 Webster] Fiddler \Fid"dler\, n. [AS. fi[eth]elere.] 1. One who plays on a fiddle or violin. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing crab of the genus Gelasimus, of many species. The male has one claw very much enlarged, and often holds it in a position similar to that in which a musician holds a fiddle, hence the name; -- called also fiddler crab, calling crab, soldier crab, and fighting crab. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) The common European sandpiper (Tringoides hypoleucus ); -- so called because it continually oscillates its body. [1913 Webster] Fiddler crab. (Zo["o]l.) See Fiddler, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

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