Definitions for yellowlegsˈyɛl oʊˌlɛgz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yel•low•legs*ˈyɛl oʊˌlɛgz(n.)

  1. either of two large New World sandpipers having yellow legs, Tringa melanoleuca

    Category: Ornithology

    Ref: ( greater yellowlegs ); ( lesser yellowlegs ).

* (used with a sing. v.).

Origin of yellowlegs:

1765–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellowlegs(noun)

    either of two North American shorebird with yellow legs

Wiktionary

  1. yellowlegs(Noun)

    Either of two birds in the genus Tringa, with yellow legs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yellowlegs(noun)

    any one of several species of long-legged sandpipers of the genus Totanus, in which the legs are bright yellow; -- called also stone snipe, tattler, telltale, yellowshanks; and yellowshins. See Tattler, 2

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