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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