jacksnipe


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jacksnipe

(ˈdʒækˌsnaɪp)
n, pl -snipe or -snipes
1. (Animals) a small Eurasian short-billed snipe, Lymnocryptes minima
2. (Animals) any of various similar birds, such as the pectoral sandpiper
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jacksnipe - a small short-billed Old World snipe
snipe - Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
2.jacksnipe - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courtingjacksnipe - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Calidris, genus Calidris - a genus of Scolopacidae
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For the first time, Dr Khan has recorded an Osprey, several Indian Moorhen, Clamorous Reed Warbler, Seagulls, Ducks and Jacksnipe in the pools formed in several locations of the wadis bordering the tiny township of Hatta as well as dams by the Hatta-Oman road.
As a hairy-chested, plain-speaking hunter who s aid, "I like to shoot a rifle and I like to kill," Hemingway gunned to death lions, rhinos, hippos, impalas, deer, mule, rabbits, antelopes, grizzly bears, pheasants, buffalos, porcupines, elks, owls, willow grouse, quails, pigeons, ducks, partridges, jacksnipe, blue herons, sage hens and, finally and fittingly, on July 2, 1961, in Ketchum, Idaho, himself.