Definition of Yellowlegs in English :

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Yellowlegs meaning in English

Meaning of Yellowlegs in English

Pronunciation of Yellowlegs in English

Yellowlegs pronunciation in English

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1. yellowlegs

either of two North American shorebird with yellow legs

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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(functioning as singular)
either of two North American sandpipers, Tringa melanoleuca (or Totanus melanoleucus) (greater yellowlegs) or T. flavipes (lesser yellowlegs), having bright yellow legs

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nounWord forms: plural ˈyellowˌlegs
either of two large, gray-and-white sandpipers, the greater yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) or the lesser yellowlegs (T. flavipes), having long, yellow legs, found in North and South America

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n. pl. yellowlegs
Either of two shorebirds (Tringa melanoleuca or T. flavipes) found throughout the Americas and having long yellow legs and a narrow bill.

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