stilt-bird

stilt-bird
n.
Stilt.

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  • stilt — ► NOUN 1) either of a pair of upright poles with supports for the feet enabling the user to walk raised above the ground. 2) each of a set of posts or piles supporting a building. 3) a long billed wading bird with very long slender legs. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • stilt plover — noun long legged three toed black and white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons • Syn: ↑stilt, ↑stiltbird, ↑longlegs, ↑long legs, ↑Himantopus stilt • Hypernyms: ↑shorebird, ↑shore bird, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • stilt — stiltlike, adj. /stilt/, n. 1. one of two poles, each with a support for the foot at some distance above the bottom end, enabling the wearer to walk with his or her feet above the ground. 2. one of several posts supporting a structure built above …   Universalium

  • bird — birdless, adj. /berrd/, n. 1. any warm blooded vertebrate of the class Aves, having a body covered with feathers, forelimbs modified into wings, scaly legs, a beak, and no teeth, and bearing young in a hard shelled egg. 2. a fowl or game bird. 3 …   Universalium

  • Bird — /berrd/, n. Larry, born 1956, U.S. basketball player. * * * I Any of the warm blooded, beaked vertebrates of the class Aves, including more than 9,600 living species. A covering of feathers distinguishes birds from all other animals. Birds have a …   Universalium

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