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|Noun||1.||genus Numenius - curlews |
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
curlew - large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill